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Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ctofsrud, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. ctofsrud

    ctofsrud Out Of The Brooder

    May 14, 2015
    When I was young we had chickens on my parents ten acres that I helped to feed and I loved watching them and so when I moved in with my boyfriend last year, I decided this was my time to get chickens. We live in the city but have a sizable yard with a tall privacy fence and plenty of bugs :). I just wanted to share pictures of our new additions and thank this blog for all of its help in preparing me for raising chickens of my own, twenty some years later! [​IMG]
  2. RainyDayChicks

    RainyDayChicks New Egg

    Mar 7, 2016
    Ravensdale, WA
    Awesome! Now you have your own chicken family! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler!

    Nov 27, 2012
    SW Michigan
    My Coop
    Congrats and Welcome to BYC!!

    I hope you have a much larger brooder to put them in soon.
    They need to be warm, but they also need to be able to get away from the heat.
  4. ctofsrud

    ctofsrud Out Of The Brooder

    May 14, 2015
    Good tip! I'm slowly weaning them from the heat lamp now. We are in Western Colorado and the temps here are rising steadily so I hope to have them in the coop in a month. However, based on size I know they will have to be moved to a larger space. They are growing so fast!

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