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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by debster1556, Feb 23, 2014.

  1. debster1556

    debster1556 Chirping

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    Thank you so much for all of the replies. This seems like a really close knit group of folks who know A LOT about chickens. I really appreciate the info. We've named the 4 hens after flowers. I'm a florist, so it's fitting. Rose, Lily, Heather and Daisy. Daisy is the most docile of the group. Having a hard time with the name for the rooster.

    A question
    Should we be giving them eggshells as a supplement? And what kind of treats/snacks do they like besides apples?
    They are 9 months old and this is their first laying season.
    We got a specific for laying feed that is well balanced. Nothing special.
     

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


    I mostly feed my chickens for treats anything that is left
    over from the dinner table and salads seam to be a big
    push over ...........
     
    Last edited: Feb 23, 2014
  3. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They usually like watermelon, grapes, boss (black oil sunflower seeds) popcorn, oatmeal, plain vanilla yoqurt, and shhhh (I'm whispering) cleaning off the carcass from chicken or turkey dinners.
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    JDchicks Songster

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    Great to have you join.

    What about Lantana for the rooster?
     

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