First Time Chick Parents, Spring 2016

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by feetkissearth, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. Jensownzoo

    Jensownzoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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  2. andrea2chicken

    andrea2chicken Out Of The Brooder

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  3. mamabird615

    mamabird615 New Egg

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    Hi there! I "surprised" the hubs by buying 15 silkie chicks that will be here April 6th-ish. He wasn't thrilled at first but is now building me a coop. So excited!
     
  4. Redwolf141

    Redwolf141 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG][/IMG][​IMG] My new first chicks ever came today we go 2 barred rocks 2 SLW 1 black Australorp and we think the chipmunk looking guy is a welsumer.
     
  5. MichiganSilkie

    MichiganSilkie Out Of The Brooder

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    Good luck with your little silkie chicks, I positively love mine!
     
  6. texpat

    texpat Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, Pattycat.
     
  7. newchickjess

    newchickjess Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is "Tillie" one of our new babies! Not quite sure of the breed but most of them look similar to her.
     
  8. luvmynewchics

    luvmynewchics New Egg

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    This is the first time for My Husband and I raising chic's. We have 7 full grown 1 rooster and 6 hens outside already. About 2 weeks ago we purchased 6 baby chic's from Tractor Supply. All is going great with them. I am really worried about when its time to put them outside with the others. Do I have to worry about the grown ones hurting my babies? Anyone who can help would be greatly appreciated.
     
  9. Husker Chick

    Husker Chick Out Of The Brooder

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    I am a first timer too, so don't know much, but have read that by introducing a group of chicks (as opposed to just one), you are less likely to have problems. They'll have their own friends if the others shun them. Unless you have a naughty hen or rooster, they shouldn't hurt them.
     
  10. luvmynewchics

    luvmynewchics New Egg

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    Thank you! It is very nerve racking. LoL. Don't want anything to happen to these little babies. A lot of love and time spent with these cuties.
     

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