I'm new and glad to be here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lilredracr, Apr 18, 2017.

  1. lilredracr

    lilredracr In the Brooder

    Apr 18, 2017
    Anaheim Hills, CA
    We are new to chickens- Just got them on March 20, 2017! We have 6, five week old chicks. I hope we have: 2 marans, an ameraucana, a silver-lace wyandotte, an olive egger, and a welsummer. We love camping - hence my investment in an automatic chicken door :) My husband and I have a 6 yr old daughter that loves animals - we have a 21 yr old desert tortoise, a cat that loves hunting but is afraid of the chicks lol, and some fish.



    Last edited: Apr 18, 2017

  2. Cntry1958

    Cntry1958 Songster

    Mar 16, 2017
    Somewhere in Maryland
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, lilredracr, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! In my opinion - yes, they can handle being in the coop - heat free - in the climate you described, as long as the coop is sound and there isn't a draft. Looks like they have cozy bedding so my opinion is it would be just fine.
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! [​IMG]
  4. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under lilredracr [​IMG] Welcome!

    Sorry, living in a warm climate and only raising chicks under a broody hen, I am not experienced at when it is OK to move chicks from brooder to coop.

    However, I did just want to say that I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share more pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I agree with redsoxs - I'm sure the little rascals will do just fine in the coop.

    Best wishes
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
  7. [​IMG] Lilredracr hope you enjoy raising and caring for your chickens .

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