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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by n8nbu, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. n8nbu

    n8nbu Out Of The Brooder

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    I am new and started with 4 chicks and im kearning as i go any advice will help.
     
  2. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! What kind of brooder are you using?
     
  3. melannrob

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    Hi,

    I am also new and starting with four chicks. I am also open to any help that anyone can give me. So it sounds like we have a lot in common! [​IMG]

    What breed of chicks did you get? I got two different breeds myself. 2 ISA Browns and 2 Rhode Island Reds. I am raising them for eggs. A lot of my neighbors have chickens and they raise them for meat.

    Good luck with your little flock!

    Missy
     
  4. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hello to both of you! In addition to the excellent information CTKen has given you a link to, check with the members in your state for tips. Just type your state name in the search box and your state thread should pop up.

    Good luck and have fun!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  8. n8nbu

    n8nbu Out Of The Brooder

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    I bought a heat lamp from family farm& home.it seems to work ok.
     
  9. OrganicFarmWife

    OrganicFarmWife Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yes heat lamps work just fine, just be cautious of them falling, they can cause fires.
     
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  10. n8nbu

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    We have 2 isa reds and 2 black sex something style. We have 4 but i think one of our isa's is a rooster . we are learning as we go.
     

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