New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mandyaus, Mar 29, 2018.

  1. Mandyaus

    Mandyaus In the Brooder

    Mar 29, 2018
    Melbourne, Australia
    Hello everyone!
    I live in Australia and have recently got two Isla brown chickens. After a few days they both became sick I was devistated. I started researching possible causes and treated them with antibiotics and they have both picked up and are now eating and drinking well. I decided to join this site as while I was researching posts from this site helped me so much. Looking forward to chatting and learning from people more experienced than me
    Regards Mandy
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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    :frow Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
  3. TomZilla43

    TomZilla43 Songster

    Apr 23, 2017
    White House, TN
    Hi Mandy, :welcome. Great to hear your babies are now doing well. So glad you could join us! :frow
  4. Alaskan

    Alaskan The Frosted Flake

    So scary that they got sick right off, it sure is nice to hear that they are now better.

    welcome to BYC!
  5. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg

    Mar 31, 2011
    Woodland, CA
    My Coop

    Good job on treating the chicks!
  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    My Coop
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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    So glad your birds have recovered.
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  8. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

    Oct 25, 2015
    South Central Texas
    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy :yato have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
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  9. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

    Feb 7, 2018
    Hampshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hello Mandy, you’ve come to the right place! We’re all chicken mad here and there’s loads of friendly, knowledgeable members who will be pleased to help when needed or simply just chat about all things chicken :thumbsup
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G'Day from FNQ Mandy :frow 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.

    BYC has Topic of the Week discussions which I have found to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining; so definitely worth checking out.

    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 ;)

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    You might want to also visit the Aussie Thread and pop in and say hello.

    You may also be interested in these links:
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