Any tips for a first timer?

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Aub, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Aub

    Aub Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 8, 2011
    I just got my girls today. Do you have any tips for a first time Chicken Mommy?
  2. Cloverleaf Farm

    Cloverleaf Farm Bearded Birds are Best

    Sep 16, 2008
    Levan, UT
    Yep. Read the "raising baby chicks" section. [​IMG] Once you've done that, folks will be more than happy to answer specific questions. Congrats on the new babies!!!
    And, [​IMG]
  3. lotzahenz

    lotzahenz Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 28, 2008
    Lexington, Kentucky
    Just to enjoy your chickens and remember they are pretty forgiving. They are easy once you learn some basics and the only warning I have is to not find yourself on the wonderful web site all day. Sometimes I find it hard to quit reading long enough to make lunch! OH, one more warning those really cute chicks in the feed store and in the catalogs all fit so nice in a shoebox, but when they grow up, well, they take up a little bit more room. Like puppies and babies, they don't stay cute and little long enough.

    Welcome to the world of fowl, HenZ
  4. AlienChick

    AlienChick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 9, 2010
    Glasgow, KY
    I agree with the other posters.

    I spent a year reading through the forum pages before I became a chick mommy.

    There is so much to learn! And after you get the babies, there's so much more to learn as you go.

    It's all FUN though.



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