Brand new chicken mama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Nariah01, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Nariah01

    Nariah01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello everyone! I recently brought home(as in today) my very first chickens. I got 5 1 week old chicks, and I am so very excited to have them. I admit I am a bit of a jump right in and hope for the best type person, so I am sure I will have a bunch of questions. right now I just am happy to be here and am trying to keep myself from checking on them every 5 minutes.
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, and congrats on your new chicks, you can learn a lot on the forum but the learning center is great for information as well.
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Stuck back in the 40s Premium Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. It is perfectly acceptable that you check up on your new chicks every 5 min. You can even move their brooder into your bedroom to make it easier to do a midnight check. We won't see anything wrong with that.
     
  5. Nariah01

    Nariah01 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I would do that except then my 2 year old son would never sleep. At least in the spare bedroom I can close the door and keep him out.
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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