First chicks arriving soon~ Michigan

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by frecklesfarm, Aug 26, 2014.

  1. frecklesfarm

    frecklesfarm Hatching

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    Hi, I haven't raised chickens in the past and was curious who else is out in my neck of the woods. My buff orpington chicks arrive in a couple weeks, very excited.
     
  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  3. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome to BYC! You may want to try the state forums to find fellow BYC folk in your area. Thanks for joining.
     
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Oh buff orps! They are such a great breed!!![​IMG]
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    I bet you are eggs-cited![​IMG] Make sure that everything is ready before they arrive. Make sure their brooder is warmed up to 95 degrees. (Lower is by 5 degrees each week.) Dip the chicks' beaks in lukewarm water with a little sugar. Also, check for pasty butt and wash their vents if they have it.

    Good luck and enjoy them!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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