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  1. kelzey

    i love BYC (and some emotional stuff)

    this doesn’t have much to do with anything in particular but i just wanted to express how great this forum is, i’m really new to it and i’ve only made a few posts but i’ve always felt really welcomed and i’m so glad that i joined. it’s so very nice to have somewhere to go that’s full of people...
  2. kelzey

    chickens keep wasting food

    i’m not too sure how this site works, but here we go. my girls recently started wasting so much food on the floor (i use a homemade feeder, just a container with holes in it that i made) i only have three chickens currently but they waste enough food to probably feed another three haha. does...
  3. Giselle Gast

    New member, hi from Mexico!

    I was given two beautiful rescue chicks a couple months ago, and thanks to this amazing forum I have been able to have a more assertive approach to meet their needs, since they're my first chicken babies. So far, they are living their best lives! Their names: Clara (a Black Australorp shiny...
  4. T

    4 chicks~ Do I Remove the EGGS?

    Hello my chicken friends. My broody Orpington accepted 4 new chicks last night. We bought new chicks that are 4 days old. They took to the MamaHen quickly. It was sweet- they relaxed right away. Mama accepted them & tucked them underneath her. They all slept well overnight. 7 hours later I...
  5. Vanessa Elle

    Nesting boxes

    As a first time chick mom I am learning as I go but I'm a little stumped with how I should try to introduce or encourage the chicks to start getting used to their nesting boxes. They have been in their big coop for a month and they just haven't been interested in the nesting boxes. They are just...
  6. Lucychknmom

    Hi Hello! New chicken owner here!

    Hello everyone! I brought home 6 baby chicks yesterday, and I’m so excited. I’m excited to be learning tips and tricks to keep them happy and healthy and live the best life possible! Thanks for your help in advance ♥ 🐥🐥🐥👩🏽‍🌾🐥🐥🐥 (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens...
  7. M

    Baby Chicks

    Good evening fellow chicken raising people 🙂. New to the group. I have been looking for some answers to my questions. I have been reading everything about baby chicks but I haven't been able to find anything about baby chicks breaking their beaks. They are about 2 weeks old. I'm worried. They...
  8. H

    Help! Chick found half dead!

    Hi, This morning one of my brooding hens had three new chicks and one just poking a hole out of its egg. I came by later today and found the one that had poked a hole, was now just in half of its membrane and had rolled out of the nest. My hen seemed not interested in it and I thought that the...
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