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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by leghorn6969, Dec 26, 2015.

  1. leghorn6969

    leghorn6969 New Egg

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    Had my chickens for aprox. 5 weeks purchased them as 8 week old pullets from 2 different poultry farmers in Victoria, Australia.
    my chickens are
    2x White Leghorns hens
    3x black Australorp hens
    1x ISA Brown hen


    not having any real issues except very high food consumption, almost gone through 1st 20kg bag of chicken feed
    things im looking at improving are the "water feeder", modifying it too automatically refill to full level from water stored in rainwater tank. And possibly get a larger grain/pellet food dispenser as refilling it every couple days is a little annoying.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Congrats on getting your chicken adventures started :D
    Have you checked out the learning centre? Lots of hood article on watering amd feeding your flock. Here is the link ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Also if you have a look in the coop section there are waterers and feeders there too. There maybe something there that will help you.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] You picked some nice egglayers and they will repay you for all that feed soon! If you look through the Feeding & Watering Your Flock forum section, there are some designs and pics, etc of waterers that our members have put together. If you need some ideas. Enjoy the site!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    G'day, and welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You've got a batch of egg laying machines there. You should get loads of large eggs from those girls. :eek:) X2 on Yorkshire coop; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC hope you enjoy it as much as we do.
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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