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I am a new-by to raising chickens and want to have a coop that provides a safe and comfortable environment for my birds and are looking for tips to fox proofing.

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Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock.There are 11 tips are http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/07/11-tips-for-predator-proofing-chickens.html that will protect your chickens from all types of predators, including foxes. Also, if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.

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Welcome to the BYC flock!  We are glad you joined us!

 

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Sassafras Grove Farm

sassafrasgrovefarm@outlook.com     sassafrasgrovefarm.weebly.com (not yet published)

 

Black Double Laced, Blue Double Laced and Splash Barnevelders

Silver Double Laced Bantam Barnevelders

Silver, Charcoal, and Birchen Iowa Blues

Swedish Flower Hens

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Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock.   I suggest you check out the coops section  too  for predator and ventilation, etc. info.  One of the best things to do is NOT use flimsy chicken wire.  Instead  get 1/2" hardware cloth and attach it securely to your fence frame. I do not have stock in the company.

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Hello frow.gif and welcome to BYC!
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:welcome

 

Fox are a tough predator to deal with since they are intelligent, can dig under and go over fences. Michael O'Shay has given you some good information to read up on, hope it helps.

 

Good luck to you and thanks for joining us!

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Check out all 11 new mini contests!

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Deadlines for all is Dec. 11, 2016

You can't win if you don't play!

 

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

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I set fire to the rain! Watch it pour as I, touched your face. Well it burn while I cried, because I heard it screaming out your name. And I threw us into flames. I knew that was the last time, the last time...I set fire to the rain! -Adele

 

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