Hello! North Carolina chick mama!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NekoPrincess101, Aug 18, 2016.

  1. NekoPrincess101

    NekoPrincess101 New Egg

    Aug 18, 2016
    Hi! My mom and I have recently started raising chicks since the beginning of the year. We had gotten some from her friend but couldn't raise them yet since we were living in a gated community that didn't allow them. So we moved to the country and are proud to say we are chicken mommies! We have some Rhodes Island Reds, Cornish Hens/Roosters, some specialty breeds, and a few others (also a few ducks). We have many pictures as well if you'd like to see! We have hatched our own chicks by letting the hens sit on them. As I'm typing this actually, a new born chick (08/16/2016) is laying on my chest pecking the screen in the middle of the night because I allowed her to come in cause I felt bad that she was chirping and cold (her fault for flying out of her comfy box for an unknown reason).

    So I think that's it! :) Nice to meet you! I'm welcome to answer any questions you may have!
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for joining us and congrats to you and mum on your new flock. We always like to see pics, so feel free to post away. If you are ever unsure about the gender or breed, you can post in this link - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/15/what-breed-or-gender-is-this

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=learning+centre and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Howdy from Kansas and :welcome. Happy you joined our flock! Good luck and enjoy BYC. :)
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC! Congratulations on the new members of the flock! [​IMG]
  6. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

    Mar 1, 2015
    :frow Hi, and welcome to BYC!!
    Big congrats on your new chicks! :)
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Next time cover the comfy box with wire, so she stays put. Otherwise she will be pestering you endlessly. Of course some folks love to have house pet chickens. There is a thread "people with house chickens." The movement is growing.
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010

    Glad you joined us.
  9. NekoPrincess101

    NekoPrincess101 New Egg

    Aug 18, 2016
    Thank you so much!!!
    Thank you so much, hehe!
    Thank you all!
    Ok thank you! Sadly she passed away 2 days ago from Pasty Butt, it happened so suddenly. She was a very cute Plymouth Rock chick. I'll upload pictures of her soon!

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