New Chicken Owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by teabea, Apr 2, 2018.

  1. teabea

    teabea In the Brooder

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    Good evening from Shropshire, UK

    Wet and rainy here on the Shropshire hills, 6 chicken all gradually getting used to new home, introduced 2 at a time. Last 2 being a bit picked esp my little barred rock called Linda. Back of neck a bit sore and inflamed so will step back a bit and give them all some breathing space meantime (its a bank holiday here) put emergency Vicks vapourub and ordered some iodine to clean it with, feel very guilty as she is the smallest and I had an inkling she may be picked on. Other hens are 2 Bluebells, 1 Warren, 1 Suffolk Utility and a Rhode Rock (we think)
    So Trish, Shirley, Janet, Jackie, Sandra and Linda say Hi!

    Teabea
     
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  3. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  4. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!

    I use Blukote here for wounds. It is an anti septic and colors the wound blue so that the chickens will not go after the red bloody look.

    Go slow with introducing them. Add the new ones in after dark. Put them on the roost next to the old ones. Remove in the morning if the get too rough
     
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  5. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hello from Hampshire! It’s been a grotty weekend down south too but hey, welcome to BYC! There’s so many helpful, knowledgeable folks here and I’m sure you’ll find this site a very useful resource :thumbsup
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    I hope your girls learn to get along soon...integration can be tough to watch.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
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  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    So glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock.
     
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  9. Boots And Chicken Poop

    Boots And Chicken Poop Chirping

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    Hello!! :welcome Great to have you join us!! :woot
     
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  10. Ursuline Chick

    Ursuline Chick Crossing the Road

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    :frow Welcome from New Orleans, hope you find BYC friendly and informative, I have. It's a great place to make friends and learn lots, as well as get help when you need it, as many people here are very well informed and happy to share info, as well as emotional support.
     
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