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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ClareDB, Jan 12, 2019.

  1. ClareDB

    ClareDB Chirping

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    Hi, I've had chooks for a few years on and off for the past 13yrs, mainly just for eggs but now also for their beautiful colours.

    I've only got a small flock of about 30
    Breeds I've got are, Silver Lace Wyandotte, Gold Lace Wyandotte, Plymouth Rock, Buff and Light Sussex, Rhode Island red, Australorps and Arucanas, also some old mixed breeds and ISA brown.

    I love watching chooks interact with each other and their funny ways, but mostly I love collecting eggs!

    I also do a bit of gardening including veg and fruit.

    I have 3 little boys and live on a farm in country Australia and we grow cotton and wheat and corn.I decided to join for some more info and maybe to help others if possible.
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  3. Perris

    Perris Crowing

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    KLIL Crossing the Road

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Claire, it's very nice to meet you. :frow
     
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  6. ClareDB

    ClareDB Chirping

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    Thanks! I'm new to forums and really have no idea about how to do things so please be patient while I learn the ropes X Any help would be appreciated if I stuff up.
     
  7. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Don’t worry - we were all new at some point. The guides link that i posted should help you work out how to post, add pics etc etc.
     
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  8. ClareDB

    ClareDB Chirping

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    so I've got a question, a broody that's just hatched eggs has squashed some chicks and has started pecking them also. So I moved the chicks into a separate brooder its 40+ degrees C her with a minimum of 26c here tonight, do I need a brooder lamp on?
     
  9. Kenneth Zweerink

    Kenneth Zweerink Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC Clair, and a Big Hello from Eastern Nebraska !

    Kenny
     
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  10. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    Good morning, it's nice to have you here with us!
     
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