Hello! New to chickens here.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Fionapeppercorn, Mar 1, 2014.

  1. Fionapeppercorn

    Fionapeppercorn Hatching

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    My husband and I bought five chicks last week, we are loving it! They are growing so fast. We have only had one minor issue...last night my husband noticed that our welsummers vent look slightly puffy, and she had dried poo all stuck in her feathers. We werent sure whether it was a prolapsed vent or pasty butt, so we cleaned her off well with warm water and applied some horse chestnut cream to her puffy vent, she looks great today :),
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  3. emma p

    emma p Songster

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    Hello and :welcome
     
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    from Washington state glad you joined us!
     
  5. thatchickenlady

    thatchickenlady Chirping

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    Welcome, BYC is a great place to learn and get advice!
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Yep, sounds like pasty butt. I am glad she is going better. :)

    Enjoy your new babies and it is great to have you aboard!!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. Fionapeppercorn

    Fionapeppercorn Hatching

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    Thanks everyone!
     

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