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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by myfourchicks, Jul 8, 2016.

  1. myfourchicks

    myfourchicks Just Hatched

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    Im new to byc and wanted to say hello! I have 4 hens that are now 16 weeks old. I just love them. I live in MI and im already thinking about winter and the best way to keep my hens warm and healthy. Any tips to help me get prepared would be great!
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I'd suggest typing "keeping chickens warm in winter" in the search box and seeing what pops up. I live in Kenya, so I'm not best placed to offer advice :)

    All the best
    Ct
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    You may also post on your state thread and ask the locals what type of coop and winter arrangements work best for them. Just put your state name in the search box and it will come up. Generally chickens can tolerant cold weather MUCH better than heat.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    myfourchicks Just Hatched

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    Thanks to all!
     
  7. myfourchicks

    myfourchicks Just Hatched

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    Hello i cant seem to find where i can post a question so i thought i would try here. I have 4 hens all about 19 weeks old. 1 of the columbian rock cross started laying about 10 days ago and i was getting one egg a day. Now the last 2 days she has stopped. I have checked around in the coop and the run but no egg. Is this normal that they stop for a few days? She is acting fine. Should i be worried or checking for something else? Thank you
     
  8. myfourchicks

    myfourchicks Just Hatched

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    I found where to post in one of the forums. But any answers would be great.
     
  9. Sandyduckcrazy

    Sandyduckcrazy Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone I am sandyduckcrazy! I have 7 ducks and 3 chickens as of this spring. I love my birds so much.
     
  10. myfourchicks

    myfourchicks Just Hatched

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    Hello and welcome to byc! I am new here and have found great info and helpful people.
     
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