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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rosiec, Mar 23, 2016.

  1. rosiec

    rosiec Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi from North Carolina! We have 5 ( we lost one just last night) baby chicks. They are at least 4 weeks old but am unsure of exactly their ages.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry you lost a baby. [​IMG] Not all of them do make it to adulthood. I hope the rest are ok. If you lose any more, suspect Coccidiosis at this age. Causes them to go off their food and water, huddle in the corner all fluffed up. Sometimes there is blood in the poop. Corid from the feed store will take care of this ailment.

    If you have any specific questions, feel free to ask around the forums.

    Good luck with your new chicks and welcome to our flock!
     
  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  5. rosiec

    rosiec Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks I appreciate your help
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - I hope that your other chicks remain healthy.

    All the best
    CT
     

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