Hello from Australia!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SydneyChick, Jul 28, 2011.

  1. SydneyChick

    SydneyChick Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!

    I've wanted backyard chickens all my life and now I finally have them! 2 white chicks and 2 black chicks that I "inherited" from my daughter's daycare's hatching program. The black ones are a crossbreed of Australorp and the white ones I think are Leghorns. One of the white ones is a bit browner than the other, so I'm really hoping I may have taken home a Rhode Island Red or an Isa Brown as well!

    We're in Sydney, Australia and it's the middle of winter here. The chicks are housed in my shed at the moment in a cardboard box within an old dog crate almost entirely swaddled in old quilts! I've got a infared heat lamp suspended over the chicks as well... I'm really hoping they survive the night and are not too cold or too hot!

    Besides the chicks, I have two beautiful baby girls, a very tolerant husband and a small mongrel dog called Toby. [​IMG]

    Lovely to be here and I hope I can learn a lot about raising chickens![​IMG]
     
  2. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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    Hello and Welcome, glad you joined us!
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC![​IMG] You'll be able to tell if they're cold. They peep in distress when chilled. I hope you also got what you wanted. If not, perhaps making a trip to the chick store would help.[​IMG]. It's nice to meet you.
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

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    always changing
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  6. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WELCOME!!!

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  7. SunnyDawn

    SunnyDawn Sun Lovin' Lizard

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    Welcome to BYC from Nevada! [​IMG]
    Congratulations on your new babies!
     
  8. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas-sized [​IMG]

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  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hey, SydneyChick! Welcome to BYC and best of luck with your brood! [​IMG]
     
  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     

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