NEWBIE :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brittapotamus, Sep 19, 2013.

  1. brittapotamus

    brittapotamus Hatching

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    Hi everyone! I'm a proud new owner of 2 RIRs that are about a week old! They seem to be doing ok, but I don't have the first clue about anything chicken related.
     
  2. HoneyDreameMom

    HoneyDreameMom In the Brooder

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    Congratulations and Welcome to BYC! [​IMG] If you read through the different forums, you'll find all kinds of great information. If you have any questions, don't be shy about posting them. There are lots of chicken experts who are happy to offer you advice.

    Would love to see a pic of your RIR chicks!
     
  3. brittapotamus

    brittapotamus Hatching

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    I apologize for the state of their brooder (yes, it's a pet carrier lol). I've had them for a couple days but haven't had time to clean it yet. They're active and chirp constantly which is pretty cute. They're shy still, but I'm working on getting them used to me, and they'll come over at least.

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  4. HoneyDreameMom

    HoneyDreameMom In the Brooder

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    Cute!!! [​IMG] As long as you keep handling them, and feeding them, they'll warm up to you. Most chickens have a great love for the person who brings them their food... [​IMG]
     
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  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] They are adorable. When they are a little bit older (2 weeks+) you can start giving them treats like mealworms and that will help win their affection very quickly. Have a look in the Learning Center for more on raising chicks, treats, etc. Enjoy!
     
  6. fallenangel79

    fallenangel79 Songster

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    so cute :) welcome :)
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. glendaschicks

    glendaschicks Chirping

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    Welcome! Your chicks are really cute.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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