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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by vanbb18, Oct 18, 2012.

  1. vanbb18

    vanbb18 Out Of The Brooder

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    hi guys I'm getting my first 4 chicks tomorrow from abundant layers I'm really nerves is there some thing important i need to know
     
  2. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and Welcome to BYC[​IMG]...... I will leave the tips for the experts

    Best of luck
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Congrats! [​IMG]
     
  5. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi and :welcome So glad you joined us!!! :weee
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Congrats on your first chicks :thumbsup
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  10. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hello!

    Where Sumi said to look and pasted below are my saved notes & links! Good Luck! Post Fluffy butt pics soon!!


    Dont forget to have Sav-A-Chick™ Electrolyte and Vitamin Supplement on hand! AND ITS CHEAP at TSC its Balanced electrolytes supplement for newly hatched and adult chickens, ducks, turkeys, and other domestic poultry. Fortified with vitamins A, D3, E, C, K, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B9 and B12. Convenient, single-use packets each mix into one gallon of drinking water. Use during hot weather or other stress to support optimal hydration and bird health. JUST IN CASE you have a weak bird! OR You can add sugar to the water in the first couple of days.

    Read more: How to Take Care of a Newborn Chick | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_5606840_care-newborn-chick.html#ixzz27mVIqunS

    [​IMG]http://www.mypetchicken.com/backyard-chickens/chicken-care/chapter-4-caring-for-baby-chicks.aspx



    The Care of Baby Chicks, Ducks, & Geese http://www.strombergschickens.com/chick_care

    3 Essential Chick Care Tips (pasting up and Cord info) http://ezinearticles.com/?Do-You-Know-These-3-Essential-Chick-Care-Tips?&id=4449831
    Some causes of EARLY CHICK MORTALITY ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/39604/some-causes-of-early-chick-mortality
    CHICKEN ORTHOPEDICS ~ (I have these saved in my favorites for hatch)

    https://sites.google.com/a/larsencreek.com/chicken-orthopedics/leg-braces
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/72885/boot-for-curled-toes-on-3-month-old-chicken-update-w-pics
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/02/spraddle-leg-in-baby-chicks-what-is-it.html
     

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