Hello from Danmark!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Greet, Aug 23, 2016.

  1. Greet

    Greet In the Brooder

    Aug 13, 2016

    I have been reading here for a while and also asked some questions. But i should probably introduce myself aswell :D
    I live in Denmark but i´m actually from Belgium. I live together with my husband, our 2 children, 2 dogs and 2 guineas pigs. We had been talking about getting some chickens ever since we moved to a house with garden. And last month i bought myself 5 brahmas.
    One of them was a lot smaller then the others, and that one has been ill for the last 2 weeks. I made a thread about that, but i got not much answers sadly. She is really not getting any better and i think she will die soon. I could offcours go to a veterinary but those are really expensive, and i can buy minimum 20 new chickens for the price of one consult.
    The other 4, i also made a thread about as i´m afraid that at least 3 of them are cockerels. SO we got a bit a rough start with the chicken holding, but i´m not giving up! :D

  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry to hear you have had trouble with your first flock of chickens. How old are they? I'm afraid that sometimes chicks just fail to thrive when they are young. It is a downside of keeping them I'm afraid. Fingers crossed you dont have 3 boys.

    Good luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010

  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockwit Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. Sorry to hear about your troubles with one of your new flock. For what its worth, vets are not an option for me due to relative costs of consultancy fees and treatment - you are not alone. Good to hear that you are still positive about things - keeping chickens is a great hobby.

    Best wishes
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Pleased you joined us! Great to have you aboard! [​IMG]
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    please post clear photos of the birds you have at "what breed or gender is this." they will let you know what you have. Sorry for the ill chick. I used to raise dogs when I was young and always fell apart over losing a puppy.

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