New member and 1st time chicken parent with 3 new chicks and a keet!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chrissybug911, Jun 29, 2016.

  1. Chrissybug911

    Chrissybug911 New Egg

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    Hi everyone!! I live in FL and have JUST started my chicken venture. I have 3 chicks (2 Lavender Australorps and a Cream Legbar) and a Guinea Fowl keet. As of now the Australorps are 4wks old and the other 2 are 3 wks. We got them about 3 wks ago :) This is the FIRST time having chicks and chickens and I'm absorbing info like CRAZY!!! Any help or tips are GREATLY appreciated lol.

    THANKS and HI!!!

    --Christina
     
  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hello and [​IMG]! Sounds like you have a fun flock! This site is awesome--everyone on here is so helpful. If you ever have any questions, always feel free to ask! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Christina, how is the guinea keet doing with the chickens?
     
  4. Chrissybug911

    Chrissybug911 New Egg

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    He/She is doing just fine. From the info I've read they will act like a chicken if raised with chickens. I'm guessing I'm doing everything right since he was only 1-2 days old when I got him and is almost fully feathered now.
     
  5. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    :welcome from North Florida!!

    I've kept guineas with chickens (actually I'm doing so right now). I've never had any problems keeping them together. :) do you have any pics of your Guinea?
     
  6. Chrissybug911

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    This is Turbo lol
     
  7. Chrissybug911

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    We also have Matilda the cream legbar, Cuddles the light lavender Australorp (my daughters chick), and Charlotte the darker lavender Australorp.
     
  8. silkiecuddles

    silkiecuddles FortheLoveofSilkies

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    @Chrissybugs911 how cute!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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