hi everyone ; I'm new here:)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chicklover1122, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. chicklover1122

    chicklover1122 New Egg

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    Hi my names Andi and I'm new:) I just got 6 baby chicks on Friday and two are black, two are brown, and two are blond. But I don't know how old they are ! There fuzzy and about the size of a lightbulb and chirp alot. One keeps getting pecked and sat and stepped on by the others!!! Does it mean something??? Thanks:)
     
  2. NovaAman

    NovaAman Overrun With Chickens

    Welcome to BYC.

    No, it doesn't mean anything, unless its not getting food and water. There will always be the top chick, and the bottom chick. Normal.
    Have fun!
     
  3. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    If they're still fuzzy, it means they're probably pretty young. Even at two weeks old, our chicks had started to grow some feathers. The pecking and stepping on is pretty normal. There's a hierarchy in every flock, and that one is probably lower down on the ladder.
     
  4. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your chicks and good luck [​IMG]
     
  5. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  7. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...glad you joined
     
  8. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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    As the others mentioned, as long as there is no visible injury, I wouldn't worry about it.
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     

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