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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chelseaschix, Mar 10, 2015.

  1. chelseaschix

    chelseaschix New Egg

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    Hello from Iowa. I grew up around chickens and guineas but just recently rescued 11 chickens. The previous owners had them in a tiny crate with insufficient light, food and water. Needless to say, these chickens are in need of some tlc. I have 2 Araucana hens, 4 Road Island Red hens, 4 Plymouth Rock hens and one Plymouth Rock rooster. They're molting due to these poor conditions. They have a new house now, enough water and light/fresh air and also feather fixer feed. I'm also giving them tuna and table scraps to help them. Any other suggestions?
     
  2. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    [​IMG]Welocme to BYC!!! It is an aweosme forum (the BEST in the world) and has a great comminity!!! Hope you have a great time and learn A LOT!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! That's so nice of you to rescue these chickens and give them a good home :thumbsup I hope with all the TLC you are giving them they are back up to full health soon. Good luck with them in the future.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat, everyone here to help and very friendly :frow
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Good job rescuing those hens! They should be laying you some beautiful eggs soon, with such excellent care![​IMG] X2 on Kelsie2290's advice to get game bird feed. I use game bird feed for some of my birds, and I think that it helps with feather growth.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Keep us posted on those hens!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I'm sure they love the tuna but, a low sodium version would be best. Probably less expensive to just get them a higher protein quality feed.
     

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