hello from Brighton, MI

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kristinn, Sep 13, 2013.

  1. kristinn

    kristinn Chirping

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    I just started my flock in June with 6 chicks I got from Destiny Farms in Milford. All but one survived (my silkie drowned itself.. ) and I just recently got a few more starter pullets , a couple chicks Mike gave to my son and a Rooster!

    So now we have:

    1 Australorp rooster
    1 Isa Brown hybrid cockerel
    4 RIW hens
    2 Isa Brown hens
    1 White Leghorn
    and 2 chicks, another leghorn and a silkie :)

    *fingers crossed for this silkie, I raised their water up, hopefully that works!*
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Hope you stop by the Michigan thread and say Hi - look in the Where am I - Where are you section of the Forum
     
  3. mrchicks

    mrchicks Songster

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    Hi kristinn, welcome to BYC!

    I put clean stones or marbles in the water dish for my little ones. They drink in between the stones, and can't get in to drown.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome!!!
     
  6. Joshua G

    Joshua G Songster

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    The marbles also attract the chicks to the water to drink more, just make sure if you wash the marbles, don't use HOT water because they will crack.
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. kristinn

    kristinn Chirping

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    Never thought of putting marbles in their water! Great idea, thank you! :)
     

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