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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cj7795, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. cj7795

    cj7795 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everybody ...
    New to this site & also new to having chickens! My hubby & I got our first baby chicks (they are 9 days old today) a few days ago & have been learning ALOT on here! I have an ISA Brown & hubby has a Black Star. Any and all help will be greatly appreciated !!!
     
  2. smittyG

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    Do know how to raise them in the sense of bedding, heat lamps and such
     
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    Welcome to BYC! cj7795,
     
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  7. cj7795

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    Well ... right now we have them in the house while we build a coop for them ... they have a perch, water, feeder, pine shavings, heat lamp ... I have been reading ALOT to learn about them ... I was thinking of introducing them to yogurt tonight & maybe mealworms (not sure if I should try freeze dried meal worms or live ones) ... should I add parakeet grit because I am trying new "treats" (trying treats slowly)
     
  8. smittyG

    smittyG Out Of The Brooder

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    Sounds like your off to a good start! Im not sure of yogurt though, never heard of that! We keep ours on chick starter. Although some make a mash for them. I hope you both have fun raising your chicky chicks.
     
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    I have been reading about the yogurt on the forums board on here about giving chicks treats ... we are feeding them chick starter ... the yogurt would just be a here & there thing
     
  10. smittyG

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    Lol...Im new here as well so, nice to meet u. We raise ducks and chickens for our own use plus selling them. I just never heard of giving chicks yogurt! which is ok cause im sure im gonna discover lots of new and fun facts I never heard. So let me know please how that turns out, thank you!
     

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