Hi- New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by suzMEchicks, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. suzMEchicks

    suzMEchicks Chirping

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    Hi- New to BYC. Have had my chickens since March. 2 each of RIR, Black Sexlink and leghorn. I love each one of them and have enjoyed them so much. They are all good layers too. Beautiful eggs! I'm obscessed with the cold temps.This morning temps were -1 degrees. The coop was around 15 degrees. They seemed fine . I'm anxious to figure out this site and learn a lot from all of you!
     

  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Crowing

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    You must be near the coast to be so warm this morning. We hit -10F and currently it's a balmy -8. The hardest part with the cold snaps is keeping the water from freezing. We've a heated water fount and It started to ice over in the hour after I put it out and plugged it in.

    The big thing with winter is to keep the wind off the birds. I use a tarp to wrap the two sides of prevailing winter wind, my birds come outside every day except those few -30F mornings we'll get they stay in the coop all morning so I throw handfuls of black oil sunflower seed in with them for quick high fat energy.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  4. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Howdy from SC. The rain is pouring and the temp is 38.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] from cold and snowy midwest
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

  7. Math

    Math Songster

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    Welcome. :)
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

  9. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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