New member from Sussex, England

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sarah H, Mar 9, 2017.

  1. Sarah H

    Sarah H New Egg

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    Hi! I joined today! We have 3 hybrid hens (was four, but one was egg bound) on our land. We are fairly new to it all and have survived our ladies first winter and being cooped up because of the bird flu precautions. Now they are roaming free again and are very happy! We are about to purchase 5 more young hens this weekend (yes we've fallen in love with these girls). So we are busy getting their pen and coop ready. Any tips on introducing them to our adult hen are very much appreciated! [​IMG]
     
  2. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Looks to me like you've gotten a deadly disease called 'Chicken Math'. Not to worry though...you'll love it!
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    Great to have you here!

    Make it a great day!

    Micah
     
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  3. Sarah H

    Sarah H New Egg

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    Good god! What have I done! Please excuse me I'm new to this and don't know how to post [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
     
  4. micah wotring

    micah wotring Overrun With Chickens

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    WV boy here!
    lol that's okay! You'll get the hang of it. :)
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome from Yorkshire!
    Story to hear you lost a hen :( It sure can be sad when they pass. Congrats on adding more to your flock! My top tip for introduction is to have a read of this article ~
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/introducing-new-chickens-using-the-see-but-don-t-touch-method
    I have found it a great way of getting new birds together with the minimal amount of fuss.
    Good luck with your new additions and enjoy BYC :frow


    Don't worry, we were all new once and you will soon get the hang of it :highfive:
    I will take care of your above posts for you but if you need to in the future you can click the flag at the bottom of any post and a moderator will take care of them for you.
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings, Sarah, and [​IMG]! It's great to have you aboard! [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Hi Sarah, it's nice to have you join us! Yorkshire Coop has given you a good link to read up on how to integrate, hope you find it helpful.

    Best of luck to you!
     
  8. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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  9. Sarah H

    Sarah H New Egg

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    Thank you :)
     
  10. Sarah H

    Sarah H New Egg

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    :D Thank you
     

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