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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iprincess4chick, May 31, 2012.

  1. iprincess4chick

    iprincess4chick Hatching

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    HI I just got 2 week old Delaware chicks, 4 of them, I love them so much can they hear me talk to them or is talking useless? They seem to want to scratch a lot in there brooder, what can I put in there that won't hurt them?? any info on these great girls would be helpful.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG] I talk to my chickens all the time. They can hear perfectly well! The trick is to get them to listen [​IMG]
    You can give them some dry grass, hay, shredded newspaper, even soil to scratch in. Chickens love scratching.
     
  3. phoebs

    phoebs Chirping

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    hi i am phobe i was woundering if you could tell me hot to put up a post may sound silly but i dont no how
     
  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome

    Glad to have you here! It's good to spend time with and chat with your chicks. It makes them more used to people, even if they might not understand the words. :p And coupled with feeding you'll have them following you round in no time :old
    Soil/grass clippings is what we used. They'll enjoy finding their own insects/worms in a block of soil: but if you do give them that make sure to have grit on hand too, even though they'll probably grab that from the soil.

    Phoebs: There should be a blue thingy at the top of each forum section that says "Start a new thread". Just click on that. :)

    Don't hesitate to ask any questions you might have, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
    Love my delawares
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  7. jnjmanning

    jnjmanning Songster

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    From Missouri......welcome! Mine loved hay! They were so fun to watch! I would call them each time I filled up their feeder and very quickly got them to come to me without feeding them!
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  9. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  10. [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     

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