Figured I should say hello (with pics)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hfw01, Apr 6, 2017.

  1. hfw01

    hfw01 New Egg

    Apr 6, 2017
    My wife and older daughter convinced each other that we should get some chicks at our younger daughter's Spring Fling at school. Since I keep ending up here looking for answers to questions we have, I figured I should say hi, and drop a few picks of the chicks. The brown, gray, and black ones are ours. A friend lent us the feeder and heat lamp, and asked if we would foster some for them, since their chickens were starting to slow down on egg laying. So the six little yellow chicks are fosters. This is our first adventure with chicks.



    Last edited: Apr 6, 2017
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]\

    Aww...they are just adorable! [​IMG] It's fun to watch them grow. Nothing cuter than a baby chick! Of course it's even more fun when they grow into adult birds but the baby chick stage is priceless.

    Lots of us lurked before joining. Ha! Enjoy your new babies and if you have any questions about them, feel free to ask.

    Welcome to our roost! :)
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! What lovely pics you have posted of the chicks :clap They sure do look to be enjoying themselves!
    That's so very kind of you to foster some for your friends, more the merrier I always say :D

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your chicks in the future. Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  4. dewtattoo

    dewtattoo Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 23, 2017
    Modesto, CA
    My Coop
    Hello from California. [​IMG]

    You are in for a treat. Raising baby chicks has been great fun for me so far. I'm pretty new here also. You and I both joined BYC for the same reason. I kept ending up here when I was doing research, so I joined up.

    BYC is a wealth of knowledge and everyone has been very nice to me here. No matter how dumb you may "think" a question is going to be, no one here is going to make you feel dumb for asking it.

    Those are some cute baby chicks. Do you know the breeds?
  5. hfw01

    hfw01 New Egg

    Apr 6, 2017
    I don't know the breeds. I was hoping to get help identifying them as they get older. The gentleman who sold them to us told us the breed on two of them, but I can't remember what he said. It was a bit of a rushed decision to get them, and to figure out how to get them home, etc.
  6. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It looks like everyone is doing well, the chicks and your family all look like they're having fun.

    Thanks for joining us!
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, hfw01, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Chickens and kids go together like peas and carrots! Best of luck to you and you flock! :woot
  8. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under hfw01 [​IMG] Welcome and Congratulations!

    Cuteness overload!

    When they are a bit older you can post some pictures on the Breed & Gender Forum; the folks on there should be able to tell you what you have:

    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.

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you would like to share more 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]
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    [​IMG][​IMG] Welcome to BYC!!! Glad you joined the flock! [​IMG][​IMG]
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Oh My, are all those foster chickens - or your own?? Looks like you are doing a great job with them and kids sure help socialize them. [​IMG]

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