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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dunkin Nuggets, Mar 27, 2017.

  1. Dunkin Nuggets

    Dunkin Nuggets New Egg

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    Hi everyone! After wanting chickens for a few years, I finally was able to and I couldn't be more excited! I bought a really nice coop from tractor supply and three buff orpingtons! They were a few weeks old when I got them in the beginning of march. They are now over double in size and are trusting me more and more every day!

    I was hoping that someone could answer a question for me though...the last few days I have noticed a little dry blood on the top of their beaks where the comb starts...it doesn't seem to bother them at all. I started free ranging them over a week ago so I don't know what might be causing it? can anyone help me out??? [​IMG]
     
  2. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us and congrats on getting your own flock.

    Looks to me like they are poking those beaks thru a fence or wire?
     
  3. Dunkin Nuggets

    Dunkin Nuggets New Egg

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    That's what I was thinking too since it was on all of them...just want to make sure it wasn't anything bad!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Dunkin Nuggets, and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Seems like a reasonable explanation from sunflour. Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us!
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad to have you -[​IMG]
     
  7. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Dunkin Nuggets [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share more pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  8. Dunkin Nuggets

    Dunkin Nuggets New Egg

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    Thank you everyone! I'm sure I will have plenty more questions! [​IMG]
     

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