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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Hughie, Mar 18, 2017.

  1. Hughie

    Hughie In the Brooder

    Mar 18, 2017
    Just this minute joined this group holding to learn how to rear Banty chicks 2 days old with mother hen.

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Hughie [​IMG] Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Your broody hen should be doing all the hard work and also teaching her chicks how to be chickens. What to eat, what to drink, how to dust bathe and come to mama when she calls. A good broody is worth their weight in cold. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC. I agree with D/Diva in that the mother knows more about keeping chicks healthy than we humans could ever do. As stated, food, water, shelter is just about all that's needed from we humans.
  6. vachick15

    vachick15 Free Ranging

    Welcome to BYC! You have some advice already, and I know nothing about incubating/raising chicks, so I can just welcome you, hope you like it here and learn much more!

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