Hi everyone!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ownerof7chicks, Oct 20, 2013.

  1. ownerof7chicks

    ownerof7chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! [​IMG] I own 7 chicks! 3 roosters and 4 hens!I would love if you guys will help me out and be patient while I struggle with navigating around! I hope we can become great friends here on BYC![​IMG] I want to learn everything I can about chicks because mine are about 2 weeks old! I want to build a coop for them and I need some plans! Does anyone know how to get your chicks to not be scared half to death by you? It's a big problem with my chicks. When I change their cardboard box out I put them in a different box and that box is pretty small! They poop a lot! I have to chase them to catch them! by the way, is it regular that the poop is really wet and watery? My chicks poop is really watery! Please help!
    Thanks!
     
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  2. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Good luck with your chicks!
     
  3. ownerof7chicks

    ownerof7chicks Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks so much! Could you help me with my poop problem?[​IMG]
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  5. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    You probably don't have a poop problem. it is watery a lot. look at there buts and make sure they don't have "pasty butt", or swollen, protruding butt. if all looks ok then don't worrie about a little runnyness.
    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve.[​IMG]
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello, :frow and Welcome to BYC! Check out the Coops section for some ideas on coops.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-to-socialize-baby-chickens is a BYC article on socializing chicks.
    Chicks poop should not be really runny all the time, it may occasionally be. Are you feeding them regular chick starter? Are they acting and looking fine?
     
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  7. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Glad you joined BYC! :~D
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! There is some good articles on chicks etc in the Learning Center and as the above poster said, the Coops section has designs you can use. Enjoy!
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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