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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by happie, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. happie

    happie New Egg

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    can someone tell me what these are what they ate can they lay eggs and how old are they i just bought them like this[​IMG]

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  2. kellysmall87

    kellysmall87 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Depends if they are hens or roosters, I can't tell. Possibly hens, if so then yes they will lay. They will eat chick crumb and corn, offer bird grit too. They will eat table scraps - easy on the bread, and no citrus . bald patches are worrying... they shouldn't have those. They are possibly mites (white grains of sugar like creatures) around bum and under wing creases. Or could be from other chicks pecking at them if they were kept in a small coop with lots of other chicks. Search this site for stuff.... its a brill site and will tell you all you need to know.
     
  3. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California, the 3rd picture looks like a cockerel (male) to me.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG]The 3rd one looks like a Cockerel to me too.
     
  5. BrendaJ

    BrendaJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Oregon & welcome to BYC. White leghorns? the lighting is dim. If they are hens you will get eggs. You can get food at your local feed store. [​IMG]
     
  6. Big A Chickens

    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi, [​IMG] So glad you joined us!!![​IMG]
     
  7. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. The third one looks like a male to me, too.
     
  8. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    They look about a month old I guess, maybe a bit more. I'm not sure though. You'll get eggs from the girls when they're about 4 months old.
    You can get chick starter from the feed store. If they're eating chick starter you don't need to provide grit, only if you're going to give them treats as well.

    I hope you find any info you need here,a nd enjoy the site. :D
    Good luck with your chooks.
     
  9. PFSfarmer

    PFSfarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im goin white leg horns.

    There is good information here! [​IMG]
     
  10. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC
     

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