New chicken owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gillian S, Feb 24, 2015.

  1. Gillian S

    Gillian S Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi Everyone,
    I have recently obtained 3 chickens. The classic brown hens...
    I live in South Australia.
    I am a veterinary nurse, so I've assisted in more medical and surgical procedures on chickens (mostly cats and dogs though) - rather than knowing how to keep them day to day.
    I'd be interested to know if anyone on this site is from Australia too and to learn how chickens think...
    I am curious to know if there is a way to keep them from picking the good stuff out of their feed and scattering the rest all over the place. I'm considering a pellet instead of a grain mix.
    Thanks in advance, hope to get to know some of you well :)
     
  2. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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  3. FourteenChicks

    FourteenChicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Yes another aussie!!!! Woooooo!
    I'm from NSW though :(
     
  4. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC from Northern Virginia! [​IMG]

    Glad to have you join our community! Feel free to make yourself at home! Just a warning! We chat A LOT about chickens [​IMG]! This site has a lot of great information about chickens and other different poultry.

    Hope you like it as much as we do!
     
    Last edited: Feb 24, 2015
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    G'day and Welcome to Backyard chickens. We have a large, thriving Aussie community at BYC, and always room for more. So glad you joined us [​IMG] We also have Aussies on the emu threads.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Definitely check out the link that NorthFlChick left you with, to chat with some neighbors.[​IMG]
     
  7. Gillian S

    Gillian S Out Of The Brooder

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    thanks everyone for the warm welcome [​IMG]. Super happy to find enthusiasts who like to chat!
    Gotta get the day cracking and go to work, i'll be back tonight though to find some more friends [​IMG]
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     

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