New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mrscrowe711, Aug 14, 2016.

  1. mrscrowe711

    mrscrowe711 New Egg

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    i just got 2 buff brahma chicks. They are about 2 weeks old. One of them has not ate since I got it and it's been about 6 hours now. The other seems to be fine. Any suggestions?
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! It may just be a change in environments that's upset it a little. It may need a little more time to settle. Have you shown the chick where the food is by tapping your finger in the food? How is the chick acting other than not eating?
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hell from Kansas, mrscrowe711, and :welcome. Pleased you joined us! I hope by the time you read this your little chick is chowing down. If you have additional baby chick questions here is a great place to post them https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/11/raising-baby-chicks
    Best of luck to you and enjoy BYC!:cd
     
  4. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! You already got some great suggestions, so I just wanted to say good luck with your new chicks and thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
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  5. DISV

    DISV New Egg

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    Ok. How tf do u ask a question on here, seriously? I've been searching and searching and still can't figure out where you do it..
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    First you locate the appropriate forum. For instance, if you had a question abut predators you'd go to the Oredators and Pests forum. Then you hit Start New Thread. A text box pops up and you type in your question and hit Submit. Does that clarify it?
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. mrscrowe711

    mrscrowe711 New Egg

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    My chick died yesterday morning :(
    The other one is doing a great. I'm going to get more chicks tonight. Hopefully they do well together as they are a different breed
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    I am so sorry for your loss! I recently had a predator attack and lost 5 of my babies. I know how it feels. Chickens of a different breed should get along fine. They do not know the difference. You may have problems just introducing the new ones, but it is not because of breed differences. Welcome to BYC! Have fun!
     

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