Hey from Oklahoma new with chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by cherival, Oct 6, 2016.

  1. cherival

    cherival New Egg

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    Hi I live in central Oklahoma. I have 16 chickens 4 Americana and 12 Rhode island Reds. A little nervous about winter coming on. I also use essential oils. Would be interested and any information any one has. Have read Oragano oil in water just did not have any measurements
    Thanks for letting me join
    Cheri Valdez
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Cheri, and :welcome! Great to have you with us! I have read several posts lately about oregano oil. Here's is a link for you to explore https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=Oregano
    I terms of winter chicken keeping, you don't have much to worry with Oklahoma winters. If your coop is dry and draft free (but with ventilation) your birds will be just fine. Here is link, however, that contains articles about winter chicken keeping https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/housing-and-feeding-your-chickens
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  3. ninjawesome

    ninjawesome Currently being awesome Premium Member

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    Hello and [​IMG]! Glad you joined the flock! [​IMG]
     
  4. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there and welcome to Backyard chickens! Depending on the brand of the oil you are using, I usually put Oregano in at a ratio of 2-4 drops per gallon. I recently started a winter chicken keeping thread that you may like to check out! It has great tips and tricks! https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...elements-with-your-chickens/110#post_17612811. You may also like to visit your state thread, it will put you in touch with others in your general area. Here it is if you would like to check it out! https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/501128/okies-in-the-byc-iii Have fun on BYC, I know I have!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi, Cheri and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Cheri, welcome to Backyard chickens[​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hello Cheri, and welcome to BYC!
     
  9. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     

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