New Serama indoor keeper in Plainfield,IL

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Serama Mama, Dec 19, 2015.

  1. Serama Mama

    Serama Mama Just Hatched

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    Happy to join and learn. I'm a finch/canary keeper and have been for many years. Venturing into chicken territory. It's been 2 weeks now and we've been rewarded with 3 eggs [​IMG] We have 1 hen and 1 chick. The hen lives with the finches in the aviary. The chick is in a heated container. Learning new stuff every day.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! The learning centre is a great place to start, lots of great articles there. Here is the link if you have not already checked it out ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    As you have your chick on its own is there any way you could get it a friend? They do so much better with company of their own kind. Are you hoping to get your chick living together?

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    chickens are flock animals and do much better with buddies. As small as seramas are - they will be larger than canaries and finches.
     
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Serama Mama

    Serama Mama Just Hatched

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    As a novice in chicken keeping, I'm really enjoying my new pets! The hen stopped laying eggs and has been brooding for a few weeks now. The cockerel is very friendly and loves to cuddle.
     
  8. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    That's wonderful to hear. Broody hens are so funny. They poof up so big and make the sound. :)
     
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  9. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    I'd love to see a picture of your Seramas, they are such cute birds with their upright posture! Do you plan to keep them as house chickens? There are quite a few people that keep chickens inside as pets...there's a thread here on BYC you can find by searching "house chickens".

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  10. Serama Mama

    Serama Mama Just Hatched

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    Yes. I keep them inside. They each weigh 8-9 ounces. [​IMG][/IMG]
     
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