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New "mommy" to 4 chicks

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 4babychicks, Apr 4, 2009.

  1. 4babychicks

    4babychicks New Egg

    Apr 4, 2009
    My husband and I decided to get our three kids some chicks for Easter this year. We got four Hyline brown chicks from our local pet store Thursday night and are loving them so far.

    I was "surfing" the web to find out more about raising the chicks and found this site. Right now the chicks are the only pets we have besides our cat.

    The kids seem to LOVE the chicks so far and they don't want to leave them alone. They are so attached to them already.

    Any advice that someone can give us would be greatly appreciated! We really want to make this an experience that our kids will remember when they are older.


  2. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and [​IMG] from NC
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    Just a couple tips, we put their feeders and waterers on 2x4's to help keep them from getting wood shavings in them. If you bought them at a pet store make sure they didn't sell you cedar shavings.
  5. foxyk91

    foxyk91 Out Of The Brooder

    Apr 1, 2009
    Groton, NY
    [​IMG] from NY. Good luck with your babies:D
  6. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan
    [​IMG], Michelle!

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  7. chickenfanatic

    chickenfanatic Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 19, 2008
    deming new mexico
    [​IMG] from N.M.
  8. giasmom

    giasmom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2009
    Woodville, Al
    [​IMG] From Alabama. Did you get any care instructions with your chicks. If not, ask away ? Everyone here is great about giving advice to newbies !

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