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Kayla from cali

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kaylaberry, Jan 21, 2016.

  1. kaylaberry

    kaylaberry Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 21, 2016
    van Nuys, California
    Hey guys, I have just got a new chicken. I live in the city and one of my friends got me a baby chick. I don't know anything about raising chicks so a few tips would be amazing! I will be asking so so many questions because I get freaked out pretty easily. Another question I had was how can I raise a chick in an apartment. I don't live in a house. so if there are an tips, again i would love it.
    Last edited: Jan 25, 2016
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. I've never raised house chickens, but some of our members here at BYC have. Drumstick diva who frequents this section knows a lot more about house chickens than I do. Perhaps she will be able to answer questions regarding house chickens. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
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  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC. Good luck with your girl!
  4. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 22, 2015
    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!!
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to to BYC - glad you have joined us.

    All the best
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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Kayla, Welcome to Backyard chickens. I'm sure your friend meant well but, did you even want a chick? If so do you know if it will be a large breed chicken or small? There is a very good thread here called "People with house chickens." that would explain how others keep them in apartments, in residential areas etc. Chickens are flock animals and prefer the company of others. But, you can fill that need by having it as a house pet. It should imprint on you. I am just wondering if this if this is something you want to do or feel obligated?
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  7. 7littlegirls

    7littlegirls Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 18, 2015
    Long Island NY
    Hi :frow welcome to BYC!
    Last edited: Jan 22, 2016
  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013

    Good luck with your little chick. The Learning Center and the "people with house chickens" thread will be your best places for information.

    Hope this works out for you and the little one!
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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