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New Chicks!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by Chickenhatcher89, Mar 8, 2008.

  1. Chickenhatcher89

    Chickenhatcher89 Songster

    Mar 2, 2008
    Lawrenceburg, TN
    I am new here. Just got my very first chicks:D! Got the last six at Tractor Supply, I hope to get some more soon. They said they might be leghorns and will be white. What do you guys think?
  2. bigzio

    bigzio Crowing 11 Years

    Jan 20, 2007
    Welcome to BYC

    Hope you are happy with your newbies!

  3. Sherry

    Sherry Songster

    Apr 8, 2007
    Southern WV
    I think they are just adorable. Congrats and welcome.

    Wanting to be helpful, I want to say you should be careful using newspaper for the little fellas. It can be slick and cause the babies to slip and have spraddle legs. I think most everyone here, myself included, use pine shavings. They absorb the poo and makes it smell nicer too. [​IMG]

    Wanted to add...love the one mugging for the camera. She/he doesn't seem to mind the papparazi! [​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 8, 2008
  4. beefy

    beefy Flamingo Daddy-o

    Apr 21, 2007
    South Georgia
    probably white leghorns or buff orpingtons. thats what my TSC had too plus some RIRs and a couple of bantams.
  5. luvmychicknkids

    luvmychicknkids Canning Squirrel

    Mar 6, 2008
    Floresville, Texas
    Awwwwww......so adorable!!! REALLY making me ready for more babies!!! They look just like my two White Leghorns as babies, but I know FAR less than most here, as a chicken newbie myself. [​IMG] My two Leghorns are absolute sweethearts. [​IMG] Enjoy the little darlings.
  6. stilwellchick

    stilwellchick Songster

    Jun 16, 2007
    Stilwell, KS
    Welcome! You can get a lot of helpful information here. Read the section on raising chicks. There are so many nice people on this site that will always be willing to help. Good luck with your little peeps.

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