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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by KathSoCal, May 24, 2011.

  1. KathSoCal

    KathSoCal New Egg

    Jan 22, 2011
    I've been reading this forum for a while (probably every food-related post); can someone please direct me to the best places to read about introducing a new hen (or chicks, or eggs)...my head hen lost her girlfriend (long story) and we don't want her to be lonesome. Should we get eggs and see if she will hatch them? Or introduce young chicks? What about different breeds? (she's a Buff Orp.) What other considerations should we consider? I'm sure you have loads of links for me....it's just that the site forgot my password and I really didn't expect to have to ask this question for at least a dozen years [​IMG]

    thank you,

    EDITED TO ADD: Please forgive my crass intro. As a pittance to add, my chicks' fave treat is a tie between dandelion greens and hemp seed, unless there are live wiggly things.
    Last edited: May 24, 2011
  2. MSDeb

    MSDeb Chillin' With My Peeps

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

    I would try posing your question in the "Managing Your Flock" forum. Good luck.
  3. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  4. JustJane

    JustJane New Egg

    Apr 13, 2011
    Great Group Here.

    I'm a transplant from Central Cal to NC.

    JJ [​IMG]
  5. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
  6. jcf3202

    jcf3202 Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from Pennsylvania!
  7. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  8. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!! [​IMG] [​IMG]
  9. Oghdoff

    Oghdoff Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 24, 2011
    SE Texas
  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

    Sep 20, 2009
    Pride, La.
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