Hello from North Florida

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by N F C, Dec 12, 2013.

  1. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    We recently moved to a small acreage in N Florida and while I've been hoping to get a few chickens for some time, I didn't think we would actually have them until spring. Guess what, now we'll have them tomorrow! We'll have 6 total (2 each of EE, RIR and RI) that are about 3 weeks old.

    Even though I've been learning all I could for several months now, all of a sudden I feel like the new mom bringing home a baby and not knowing what to do!

    Any words of advice for a first time mom on what to expect/plan for/have ready for tomorrow's arrival of chicks?
     
  2. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Hello and welcome! Most everything you need to know is in the Learning Center.

    Most importantly Have Fun!
     
  3. Viollettt

    Viollettt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    HI and welcome to BYC! My advice is about the same as it is for human babies. Trust your instincts and relax. They are tougher than you might think. I guess what I've learned the most is that I have to adapt to each situation so I don't get bogged down in doing anything one certain way. I made mistakes and had to correct some things. All a part of it. Have fun!
     
  4. Viollettt

    Viollettt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOL I was typing Have Fun at the same time you posted this. It's hard not to have fun with a few chickens being their silly selves.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! X3 on The Learning Center, good luck with your new chicks!
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I also recommend the Learning Center.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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