New chick mama!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jennylynn86, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. jennylynn86

    jennylynn86 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello, I am Jenny, I recently started my tiny lil flock this week. I have two Easter egger chicks, though the place I got them said they were Ameracaunas ( spelling) but after reading and talking to some local chicken moms, I come to figure that they are probably Easter Eggers which is fine by me.. I also have 3 silkie bantum chicks as well. They are all soo cute and I love them. I am more of a pet chicken gal then egg production or meat, though I do love to eat chicken but not much an egg person.. Anywho, I am looking to hear about hte best ways to make sure my girls have the best life I can give them and stuff. I soo look foward to watch their antics and stuff!!
     
  2. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you joined us! [​IMG] Silkies are the best, especially when they're mini!
     
  3. Welcome to BYC![​IMG] so glad u joined us!!![​IMG]
     
  4. Ducclelover10

    Ducclelover10 Overrun With Chickens

    Congrats on your new chicks! Americanas and EE's are really hard to tell apart. Easter Eggers are sort of like a mixed breed, they can lay blue, green, or even sometimes tinted eggs. I've had an EE's/Americanas for 4 years now and I'm still confused! Do you plan on putting your chicks in a closed in run?
     
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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings form Kansas, jennylynn86, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our flock! BYC is a great place to learn to be a responsible chicken keeper! The Learning Center link below will give you the basic info you need to get started. And the Baby Chicks thread is a Q & A but the old threads contain wealth of great info! Good luck to you!

    Learning Center:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/

    Raising Baby Chicks:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks
     
  6. jennylynn86

    jennylynn86 Out Of The Brooder

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    When they are big enough, they will be free range but kept in a coop at night.. :)
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. rwdeets23

    rwdeets23 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    there is tons of great info on here for just about any questions you may have.... it helped me out when i started......[​IMG]
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Jenny, welcome to BYC, and good luck with your new birds.
     

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