New Chick "Mom"

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mccluskey85, Mar 20, 2018.

  1. mccluskey85

    mccluskey85 In the Brooder

    Hi, my name is Shannon! Our family just acquired 4 new chicks a few weeks ago. So far we love them and enjoy bonding with them! I'm looking forward to learning about life with chickens and watching our chicks grow ... and man, do they grow fast!!!
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  2. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
  3. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Free Ranging

    Jan 29, 2018
    SW Montana
    Hello and welcome to BYC!! Enjoy your new chickie's :frow
  4. drewskimac

    drewskimac Songster

    Oct 7, 2014
    Siloam Springs, AR
    Welcome to BYC! It's awesome to see new people joining. This page isn't just about chickens (or quail, turkeys etc.) - there are also groups of people who love gardening, cooking and many other things. If you ever have questions about practically anything, the numerous people on here can surely help answer them!
  5. mccluskey85

    mccluskey85 In the Brooder

    We have 2 red rangers and 2 barred rocks!
  6. Spartan22

    Spartan22 Crowing

    Sep 2, 2014
    NE Ohio
    Very fast! They outgrow their brooder faster than you can buy a bigger one, I’ve learned that brooding them in furniture or appliance boxes is much cheaper and can be dispose easily after. Hope your coop is getting ready. Welcome to BYC!:jumpy
  7. Gdove419

    Gdove419 Chirping

    Feb 28, 2018
    Welcome to BYC! I'm new to all this chicken stuff too but it is so much fun! I just moved my frizzles and Millie fluer to a bigger brooder today. They are 3 weeks old and even though they are bantams they were flapping around and space was getting tight..I love all my different breeds! I have some Easter eggers and a splash Wyandotte, 7 weeks old, and 7 month old California whites, plus 2 3-month old svarthona chickens. They are all so fun, especially once the egg-laying begins! Any chick pics?

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  8. mccluskey85

    mccluskey85 In the Brooder

    We have two Red Rangers and two Barred Rocks. They're just over 3 weeks old. We let them explore their new coup for about 20min the other day and they loved it! We had to upgrade their brooder last week and will permanently move them to the coup in about 2 weeks or so. They're so much fun ... I just love them!!!

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  9. mccluskey85

    mccluskey85 In the Brooder

    We just got our coup and set it up a couple days ago! We've taken our chicks out to explore it a couple times. They seem to love it and think they will be happy when it becomes their permanent home!
  10. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

    Dec 12, 2013

    Hi Shannon, it's nice to have you here! Glad to hear you're enjoying the chicks.

    Make yourself at home here and thanks for joining us!

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