New chicken mom

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hennylover, Mar 1, 2017.

  1. hennylover

    hennylover Out Of The Brooder

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    hi,i'm new to chickens,i recently lost my favorite girl..she just dropped dead! I am absolutely devastated,these are my babies,they were given away so I have no info on their age,they are for.i have a rooster,also..I need advice..
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC.
    Sorry for your loss...
    How many do you have?
    What questions do you have?
     
  3. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC....you will want to check out the Learning Center and also forums for help with your mystery death. There are forums on illness and emergencies, and people to help you with your questions. Good luck!
     
  4. hennylover

    hennylover Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi!some of my girls are molting,one looks terrible,do they all molt at the same time,how do I know if they're healthy,i fuss over these creatures,since my favorite died,i'm hardly getting any eggs. Do they realize that she died! Thank you[​IMG]
     
  5. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Egg Grower Premium Member Project Manager

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    What is your weather like? climate?
    What are you feeding them?
     
  6. hennylover

    hennylover Out Of The Brooder

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    THANK YOU sue T![​IMG]
     
  7. hennylover

    hennylover Out Of The Brooder

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    We had a tough winter here,weather's better now,i feed them dumour crumble16%,acv,probiotics in water,they wander in my yard.
     
  8. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Sorry to hear you lost your favorite.
     
  9. hennylover

    hennylover Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you,i'm amazed that she affected me so,i'm missing her unique quirkiness.
     
  10. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community! Sorry for your loss, however. I hope BYC is able to help you out - best wishes! [​IMG]
     

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