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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Scalco, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. Scalco

    Scalco Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 29, 2012
    Gonzales, Louisiana
    Hello! I am new to chickens. As a little girl my cousin and I always wanted a farm and a bunch of kids. We each have a three and sence My hubby and I moved to "the country" post Katrina I have been begging him for a few chickens. I got my chance to take them home when his mother bought 6 chicks for an Easter party last year. No one else wanted them or was a allowed to take them home so I got them.

    We lost one chick when they were still very small and we still have 5 of them. We have 2 buff ophington hens, 2 white sex linked (i think) hens, and one black cochin frizzle rooster. Three of the girls and Nifty Ned are doing well, but one seems to be off. we seperated her from the others 3 weeks ago so they would not pick on her. I am affraid that it might be malecks (sp?). I would love it if I could talk to someone or maybe I will make a post in the disease section.

    I really love having my girls (everyone else in my house is a boy)!!! They are so much fun!
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry to hear your chicken is not well. Post as much detail as possible over in the Emergencies and Diseases section. We have some very knowledgeable members who hang out there and I'm sure they will help you. Best of luck!
  3. my sunwolf

    my sunwolf Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

    I agree, post in Emergencies and Diseases about your sick chicken.

    Good luck in your chicken journeys [​IMG]
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    You could also do a search in the diseases section for threads about Marek's disease
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

    Jun 4, 2010
    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
  7. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Hello from Kansas, Scalco, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! Love your excitement over your chickens!!!
  8. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
  9. Courtney R

    Courtney R Chillin' With My Peeps

    Nov 10, 2012
    Great to have new members :) Welcome! From Florida
  10. Scalco

    Scalco Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 29, 2012
    Gonzales, Louisiana
    Thank you for my wonderful welcomes! I really do enjoy my chickens.

    On a sad note my sick chicken did die. I tried everything I read about to save her but it just was not ment to be.

    My other girls and a boy are doing good and we plan to add to the flock this spring!

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