Newbie!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jenni612, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. Jenni612

    Jenni612 New Egg

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    Hi everyone! My name is Jenni and I am a new baby chick mama. We have 5 that we bought from the local Theisens. I have had them for 1 week and they have grown so fast already, developing their own little personalities. I am in Iowa so they are inside for now as we await being able to put their cute lil tushies outside. They all pretty much look the same so far except a few different facial features. 1 of them, we call her Pb, came home w pasty butt (this her name lol) that we can't seem to kick. Any guidance w this? I am cleaning her tush and putting ointment on it. But I work. And sometimes after a 15 hour shift I can tell the ointment is gone and she is icky again. Here's my babes![​IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Jenni612

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  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Jenni and welcome to BYC. congrats on your new little flock. Here's a search that should have some links that will help you - https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=pasty+butt

    This link may also be useful at the moment - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/raising-your-baby-chicks

    More generally, you'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Howdy from Kansas, Jenni, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! CTKen did all the heavy lifting on this one and gave you some great links to research. Best wishes to you and your baby chicks and thanks for joining BYC!!
     
  5. IdyllwildAcres

    IdyllwildAcres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! There is a ton of information here, just use the magic search box!

    Gary
     
  6. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Jenni, cute little chicks you have there!
     
  7. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope to see you and your ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE chicks around the forums!!!!
     
  8. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC Jenni! Glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Jenni [​IMG] Welcome!

    As you have already received some great advice and links I will just wish you and your adorable little ones all the best.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Put "pasty butt," in the search box and info will pop up.
     

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