Hello from Virginia

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by leighton, Sep 14, 2013.

  1. leighton

    leighton Chillin' With My Peeps

    I will be getting my first new chicks this week. This is all new to me, but looking forward to this new journey. I have learned a lot reading the different info here. Still need to finish the coop/run for protection at night. Brooder is setup and ready.
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 24, 2013
    Good luck with your chicks! What breeds are you getting? [​IMG]
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
  6. Banriona

    Banriona Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome Leighton! I'm brooding my first batch of chicks too. :) What breeds did you get? So far the hardest part I've come across is staying away from the little fuzzbuckets long enough to get much else done. lol. It is so much fun watching them grow and their little chickenalities develop.
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Best of luck with your chicken adventures!
  8. leighton

    leighton Chillin' With My Peeps

    We will be getting some Cuckoo Marans this week. In 2 weeks we will receive SL Wyandottes, Americana, and Buff Orpington.
    Still trying to figure out if I can put the marans with the younger chicks when they arrive.
    Wasn't sure about the two week difference. Any info is appreciated.
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    You could keep chicks of different ages together, no problem. Chicks are seldom aggressive when still so small, curious yes, but they should get along if you have enough space for them all. Just make sure you arrange the brooder heater so that the younger chicks are warm enough, with a cooler spot where the older ones can hang out.
  10. leighton

    leighton Chillin' With My Peeps

    That sounds good. I was hoping to be able to put all the chicks together. I will adjust the brooder today.

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