Newbie with chicks and keets

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TinaOK, Sep 27, 2010.

  1. TinaOK

    TinaOK Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, I'm Tina and I live in central Oklahoma. I purchased 6 week-old chicks and 7 week-old keets at the first of the month. I'm really enjoying learning about the birds and I am excited to be able to join this forum to get more information and learn about my new addiction.

    I built a brooder box for my keets because they were getting too big for the plastic tub I had them in originally. The chicks are in a dog crate that I lined with chicken wire to keep the cats from reaching in and grabbing the chicks. I did put up plywood around the cage to keep the drafts down, but the weather has been so warm (until last night) that I haven't worried much about them getting too cold.

    Next I need to build a fence for a chicken yard and get or build a chicken house. Fun, fun, fun!

    I'm looking forward to meeting other members and sharing information.
    Tina

    Three of my chicks (4 weeks old)
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    And my keets 'afriad' in the corner. Notice the one white one that is all but hidden. All you can see is it's head.
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  2. RedRoosterFarm

    RedRoosterFarm **LOVE MY SERAMAS**

    Nice! Glad to have you. You will love it here.
     
  3. franklinstreetwest

    franklinstreetwest Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Nice to meet another newbie.
     
  4. TinaOK

    TinaOK Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I've already learned a bunch reading posts.
    Tina
     
  5. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from Oregon!
     
  6. ginznchix

    ginznchix Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi! Newbie here too. I've got chickens and guineas too, and love them both - they're so different. My ginz are my clowns and my chickens are so dignified compared to the ginz! I swear I can see my chickens roll their eyes at the ginz sometimes! The chickens are a lot friendlier even though I raised everybody from day olds. The ginz will come knock on the back door with their beaks though when they want to say hi. I love them all!
     
  7. tobin123

    tobin123 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and hello from Indiana
     
  8. CMV

    CMV Flock Mistress

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    [​IMG] from NH. Beautiful birds. Glad you found us. You'll fit right in here.
     
  9. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] From Eastern Wa. You found the right place! Enjoy
     
  10. Baralak

    Baralak Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] From Louisiana!!!
     

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