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  1. trying chickens

    trying chickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello to all. My folks raised some chickens when I was 6-7 years old. I have since taken over the homestead and thought my 4 yr old daughter would enjoy chickens, so I got the coop back up to snuff and ordered six barred rocks and six buff orpingtons. They should be here next week!! We are anxiously awaiting their arrival!! Hopefully all goes well and they get feathered out before the cold weather hits.
    This is a great site, tons of info. [​IMG]
     
  2. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    welcome from Eastern Wa. you need to keep them in a brooder for 4 or 5 weeks before you put them outside. or keep them in a brooder inside the coop if it is secure . you may already know this either way good luck with the new chicks there alot of fun!
     
  3. OregonChickenGal

    OregonChickenGal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Oregon! Enjoy! [​IMG]
     
  4. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

    [​IMG] from PA!
     
  5. vnploveschickens

    vnploveschickens Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Welcome from Northern California! You'll have a great time here!
     
  6. Ema

    Ema Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 4, 2010
    N. Ontario CANADA
    [​IMG] from Northern Ontario Canada. [​IMG]
     
  7. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio.
     
  8. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in Ocala, FL
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