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Hello from Pflugerville, TX

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mainspark, Jul 6, 2013.

  1. mainspark

    mainspark New Egg

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    Hello, I'm new to BYC.....I just got a couple of Barred Rocks. Had them about four weeks, they're five weeks old. Just introduced them to the coop/run a few days ago. Poor ladies are having to get used to this Texas heat. BYC seems like a great site with tons of useful knowledge.
     
  2. OldGuy43

    OldGuy43 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy from Travis County.
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]Make sure your young ladies have plenty of shade (real or manufactured), lots of cool water(put ice in there) - youngsters can get heat stroke quickly especially if they aren't used to being outside.
     
  5. mainspark

    mainspark New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome!

    I built the coop and run under a large tree, so they get a lot of shade. Great idea with the ice, I will definitely do that!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, mainspark, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Heat is tougher thing on birds than cold, that's for sure. You might also give frozen peas or watermelon. Also, lots of shade! I wet the ground down in the shade of the run so they can dig down into the cool dirt. Good luck to you!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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