Surprise chicks!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Peringle, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. Peringle

    Peringle Out Of The Brooder

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    I woke up from a nap yesterday to find out that my wife's aunt brought home two chicks for our kids. I think I might have been more excited about getting them than the kids were. I have no idea as to what I am doing! The only thing we know about these birds are that they were free. Age, Sex and Breed are a complete guess. I will apologize now for all the questions I'm going to be asking in the near future.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]Happy you joined! :)
     
  3. Peringle

    Peringle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] start at the Learning Center and a lot of your questions will be answered
     
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I agree, the Learning Center would be a good place to start. For housing ideas for the little ones look at the Coops section and if you have any questions or need help with them, post in the Raising Baby Chicks section. Good luck and enjoy!
     
  6. hosspak

    hosspak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC, before you can ask questions it's customary that the Newbies wear the rookie conehead that drumstick diva is displaying.. Then you are free to ask away...[​IMG] Be warned, you will learn much here...
     
  7. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Ask away, chickens are our life here on BYC
    Welcome and enjoy!
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  8. shannondee12

    shannondee12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, congratulations and your in the right place to learn from an unlimited amount of experts. I am amazed at what I learn everyday from these wonderful chicken people.:D
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Peringle

    Peringle Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks everyone!

    Can anyone give me an idea of what breed of chickens I have just going off of my avatar? I will try to get some better pictures tomorrow after I finish building their run. They try flying a lot, not sure if its because they are scared and are trying to get away or if they actually like doing it. My bet is on trying to escape, but I don't know nearly enough to be 100%. The night we got them they got out and biggest one (Pollito) flew about ten feet or so then ran into the living room and tried to escape out a open window, luckily there was a screen on it. The smaller one (Pollita) ran under the kitchen table and tried to hide.
     

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