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Crocus blooming & Chicks ordered in Maine!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Joannimal, Mar 30, 2017.

  1. Joannimal

    Joannimal In the Brooder

    Feb 9, 2017
    Good afternoon from Beautiful Bath, Maine. I just ordered my first- ever Chicks! The brooder is built out of old parts and carried up from the basement. The coop is growing slowly (the foundation stones frozen in the icy mud right now). I haven't taken care of chickens in years and years, and NEVER all by myself from the chick stage.... HOORAY, Spring is coming, welcome new life....[​IMG]

    This is the feeder I made. In the background you can see my brooder, with parts from an old roll-top desk, a couch, an office chair, a lazy susan, and various other bits and pieces. It has a little electric heater cave and an adapted guinea pig or rabbit waterer. YAY for REPURPOSING from new member Joannimal!

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
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  4. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    Thanks for an interesting intro and way to go with repurposing things to make your brooder!
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us and good luck with your new chicks.

    Best wishes
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  6. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Joannimal [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received links to some great starting points, I will just wish you all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
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  7. TheKindaFarmGal

    TheKindaFarmGal Free Ranging

    May 4, 2016
    Somewhere in the Universe
    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you with us. Nice job!
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