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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by catlady1, Mar 25, 2012.

  1. catlady1

    catlady1 Hatching

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    I have five hens that showed up to visit . They are staying with my goats. Four are dark red and one is salt and pepper. No one knows where they came from. HELP!
     

  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Are you going to keep them? If you are just going to give them a place to stay, then you can give them some fruits or vegetables (there is a treat chart at the top of the feeding and watering your flock section) and a bowl of water. If you decide to keep them, you will need feeders, waterers, a coop and run, bedding at the very least.
    Good Luck!
     
  3. catlady1

    catlady1 Hatching

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    If I cant find out who they belong to, yes I keep them. They roost in the goat bard. They have fresh water and bedding..
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    check out the FAQ section for information on how to get started
     
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    weimarmama Crowing

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. What a great way to end up with chickens. :thumbsup
     

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