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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ~*Sweet Cheeks*~, Mar 12, 2009.

  1. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Olympia Washington
    First post from first time chick owner that has learned everything from this great site.

    My ten 3 weekers are growing and getting bigger this very minute. I swear they grow half an inch while I'm at work and sleeping.

    Purchased from my local feed store the day after arrival from New Mexico. They ordered 100 pullets with only 1 DOA.

    I got 3 Buff Orpingtons, 3 Barred Rocks, 2 Americanas (EE), 2 RIR's

    I started them in a large bunny cage with one heat lamp and peat moss as bedding for 4 days then purchased a 169 gal galvanized stock tank that I covered with hardware cloth and added another heat lamp for fear one would go out. Started with them in the living room but man did they make a black dusty mess with the peat moss that was recommended by the feed store.

    I have since moved them out to an enclosed sun porch and added shavings over the top of the moss.

    As soon as I learn to post pics - will do. I thank you all for the great posts and awesome pics.
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
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    [​IMG] from TN
     
  3. chickiebaby

    chickiebaby Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 2, 2008
    western mass
    That is just about the ideal assortment!

    We have all learned so much here. Welcome to you and yours!
     
  4. Grant6411

    Grant6411 RIP Steven

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    congrats and....



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  5. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. ~*Sweet Cheeks*~

    ~*Sweet Cheeks*~ Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 12, 2009
    Olympia Washington
    Thank you so much for the welcome. Great night.
     
  7. Eggzactly

    Eggzactly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    welcome to the site
     
  8. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and WELCOME ot BYC from NC.
     
  9. Tailfeathers

    Tailfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! Drop by the "Washingtonians" Forum sometime.

    God Bless,
     
  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from a neighbor in Renton

    Imp/Russ
     

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