Hello, new to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickengal2010, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. chickengal2010

    chickengal2010 New Egg

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    Hello, My husband and I live in southeast ohio and have been raising chickens for about 4years now. We started with 6 baby chicks and slowly grow to 11 chickens but sadly 3 passed away this past winter along with our duck. We are currently raising a new batch of chicks but having a hard time keeping them alive. Researching sour crop brought me to this sight. It seems like a great place to get advice, share experiences and learn as much as we can about raising our chickens.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm sorry to hear you are having problems with your chicks. There are some good articles on chick raising and general flock health in the Learning Center that I think you will find helpful:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Best of luck with them!
     
  3. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Always Thankful Premium Member

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  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Sorry you are having trouble with your babies. However BYC is just bursting with knowledge on all kinds of issues. I hope someone here can help you with your birds.

    Make yourself at home here and we do welcome you to our flock!
     
  7. 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.

    Sorry to hear of the issues you are experiencing.

    Love your avatar! Speckled sussex chickens are so pretty!
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you think your new ones have a disease or illness, please post in detail at "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread for advice.
     
  10. chickengal2010

    chickengal2010 New Egg

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    Thank you for the warm welcome! Happy to be part of the flock :) We have 4 healthy thriving baby chicks ! We also love the speckled Sussex, we have one and she is a wonderful bird and is our top hen!
     

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