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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TexasChkn, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. TexasChkn

    TexasChkn New Egg

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    Hi everyone! We are new to chickens. Just got 4 orpington and 2 australorp. They are 4 days old. They came vaccinated. Other than pasty butt, and standard clean/temperature stuff what should I be monitoring for? They all seem to be happy and healthy and hopping around.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new chicks :celebrate Sounds like you are doing good job with checking temp and cleanliness. Just make sure they are eating and drinking well and you should be all good. The learning centre has a rest section on raising chicks ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/hatching-eggs-and-raising-chicks
    Lots of very helpful articles on keeping your chicks happy, safe and healthy.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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