New chickie mama here!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by saginawmom, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. saginawmom

    saginawmom Out Of The Brooder

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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    [​IMG] and congrats on your chicks! [​IMG]
    Your setup looks fine to me. One thing I would suggest you do if at all possible is to add another chick within the next day or so (so they are all about the same size/age). Chickens are flock animals. If you only have two and goodness forbid, something were to happen to one of them you'd be left with a very lonely chick on your hands.
    Good luck to you. [​IMG]
     
  3. cterbizan

    cterbizan Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from GA
     
  4. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC- you are going to love being a chicken owner!!
     
  5. Yay Chicks!

    Yay Chicks! Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome. I'm raising my first ever chickens this year as well (they are 16 weeks now). I agree that adding another chick is a good idea. Also, when you are using plastic as a brooder, you will need to take care not to melt it if the light gets too close (can't really tell from the pic). Have fun!![​IMG]
     

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