Hello from West Virginia! Newbie Here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tazmarri, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. tazmarri

    tazmarri Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,everyone!

    I bought my very first chicks Saturday, March 14th! This site has been wonderful in helping me to raise these chicks! They have been alot of work, but such a delight. I lost a chick yesterday, It was very heartbreaking. I believe "pasty butt" may have been the culprit. I had one other chick who showed signs of it as well, but has seemed to bounce back much better. I have been sprinkling some chick grit in there food the last couple of days and plan on giving them their first treat tonight or tomorrow. I thought I would start with some hard boiled egg. Actually, I guess I should say second treat...I gave them a dirt bath earlier to scratch around in and one of them found a small worm! What a hoot! It's the loudest I have hard them chirp! They are very funny and I can't wait to continue this adventure with help from the rest of you! Keep posting all the great questions and advice! God Bless!
     
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock"!

    I'm sorry for the loss of that chick![​IMG] I hope the other continue to be healthy.
     
  3. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community!

    I'm sorry for your loss. [​IMG] Good luck with your remaining chicks!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC!
    We're glad you decided to join. [​IMG]There is tons of information on here, so I'm sure you'll find answers to all your questions.[​IMG]

    Sorry about your chick! Enjoy your flock.
     
  7. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Best of luck to you and your chick!
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry about the chick you lost :hugs
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you know what to do about pasty butt so you won't lose anymore chicks?
     

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