Greetings from Justin TX!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mrandmrsbulldog, Mar 15, 2013.

  1. Mrandmrsbulldog

    Mrandmrsbulldog New Egg

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    Hello everyone! I am so excited to be raising my 6 baby chicks! I am a first timer loving the first week has flown by! They are happy little girls for sure! I loved all the info here I decided to join in the fun! Only question I have is my girls seem hot these past few days, in north Texas it has been almost 80, today I unplugged the heat lamp before I went to work today I checked before I left and they seem to be fine, it is ok to not use the heat lamp if they dont seem to need it? ( I am using it over night when it is cooler) the chicks are 3-4 weeks old pullets.
     
  2. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When they are that old I only use it if they seem cold.
    Welcome!
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you with us! I keep the heat lamp on for spring chicks - by brooder is large enough that they can move in and out of the warmth as needed. Good luck to you!
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good luck with your chicks, and welcome to BYC.
     
  9. Mrandmrsbulldog

    Mrandmrsbulldog New Egg

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    Thank you everyone! That were still happy girls when we got home! We are starting to build our coop tomorrow! Exciting weekend ahead!
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. Congrats and enjoy. You may need to raise the lamp up higher. :thumbsup
     
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