New to the chicken world!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by gakwhite, Sep 12, 2013.

  1. gakwhite

    gakwhite New Egg

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    Hello everyone! I am new to the chicken world and I was recently given a pair of chickens. They are small in size so I know they are Bantam chickens. Not sure what kind or what exactly to expect...as far as when or how often they will lay. They are both very friendly and I love listening to them carry on. Any advice would be great! [​IMG]
     
  2. Taniamarie

    Taniamarie New Egg

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    Hope they're out of the box! Ha!

    They love a wee house with straw to lay eggs on and a perch to sit on at night. Safely away at night from predators. Bantams are very good flyers too by the way especially because of their size, so you may need to clip their wings if you want them to stick around. Heaps on youtube on how to – easy.
    Chooks lay when they feel safe and happy.

    Good luck – enjoy
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! I'm so glad you joined this website! Make sure to check out a lot of stuff on here :)
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    You can post a clear picture of your birds in the What Breed or Gender section of the Forum to find out what they are.
     
  6. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]looks like you may have one boy and one girl
     

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