getting 4 chickens today ( im new to this)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LuLuchickens, Mar 8, 2016.

  1. LuLuchickens

    LuLuchickens New Egg

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    I am getting 4 orptigntons today. I could use any advise that anyone has. I am new to this, and want to make sure the chickens are happy and healthy. What are good treats for them?
     
  2. chicklover 1998

    chicklover 1998 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    black oil sunflower seeds any kitchen scraps, corn, and remember treats shouldn't exceed 10% of their daily diet.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us.

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm guessing you have Buff Opringtons, they are a very nice breed. I think you will be very happy with them.
     

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