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    Increasing Protein and Variety

    Would love to increase the protein in store-bought feed. I've seen adding whole grains (wheat, corn, whole oats) can raise the protein level. Unfortunately, I don't have a co-op nearby to buy bulk grains. Any ideas? I'm in San Diego and the best I can come up with is Sprouts or Amazon. I'd like...
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    Change in appetite ... seem like they're eating more

    I have 3 almost 6 week old NH. They've been in the coop for 10 days or so (Southern California so nights are warm). In the last couple days however they seem much hungrier. I've filled up their feeding dish twice yesterday and three times today. Should I keep feeding them more? They seem quite...
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    Pictures of chicks at different ages

    Hey BYC folks! Is there a photo with chicks at different ages? I'm trying to determine the age of my chicks. I've had them 2 weeks and I think they were older than 3 days when I got them. They are New Hampshire cross. Thanks!!
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    Oregano for chicks?

    Hi BYC! What age is good to introduce Oregano and other herbs? I have TONS (my garden is bursting!) of Oregano, Thyme, and Mint. SOOOOO, when can I introduce to my chicks? They are 3 weeks old now. Thanks!
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    Hello BYC Family from Lakeside, CA (San Diego area)

    Hi There! I'm Carol and new to this site. Here's a little about me and my "gals" ... (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? 3 weeks ago - first time :) (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 3 chicks (3) What breeds do you have? New Hampshire cross (not sure but...
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    Hello! New to BYC ...

    Hi There! I'm Carol and new to this site. Here's a little about me and my "gals" ... (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? 3 weeks ago - first time :) (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 3 chicks (3) What breeds do you have? New Hampshire cross (not sure but...
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