Hey Hey from NH!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by naturemama, May 15, 2011.

  1. naturemama

    naturemama New Egg

    May 14, 2011
    Hello all, so I'm joining the world of chickens! My happy little family, 3 kids, 5, 3, & 3 mo. & hubby thought chickens seemed like a fun thing to do and after checking out this site for lots of research i see that i'm right! We're getting a mix of chicks and pullets for a variety of breeds, and eggs right away. These ladies will be our pets that give us eggs. We're having fun coming up with names even though we don't have them yet. Our chicks were delayed by a week and some pullets ready to pick up today. Exciting! In all the hubbub of getting the coop built, bedding and food, i didn't think about how to bring home the pullets from the store, can i just put them in a box? Theres 4 of them. Well, i suppose we'll get it figured out. Anyway, so happy to be here...
  2. Chicken.Lytle

    Chicken.Lytle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! You have come to the coolest place on the internet for chicken knowledge.

    I started with chickens last summer and the people of BYC have been great. This year I have tried hatching and buying chicks for even more chickeny joy. Please visit my BYC Page for my blog links that you may find informative or amusing.

    Chicks are OK in a box for a while if you keep them warm. Mine were in a cooler for the first night.
    Last edited: May 15, 2011
  3. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, glad you decided to join us. Good luck with your birds.
  4. renart

    renart Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 16, 2009
    Kingston, WA
    Welcome to BYC! from NW Washington State [​IMG]
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. A box or cage will be fine, just make sure you put something on the floor to keep them from slipping. [​IMG]
  6. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] from NY
  7. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    [​IMG] from Texas [​IMG]
    I use a cat carrier to move baby chicks, but boxes or the tubs you get at Wal-Mart work just as well.
  8. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

    Nov 27, 2008
    Jacksonville, Florida
    Welcome to BYC.
  9. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2011
    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana

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