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1st night in the coop

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Well my girls are spending their first night out in the coop. They've been in our laundry room for two weeks now. I'm a nervous wreck, we shall see if they make it through the night w/out a predator. I'm most worried about a chicken snake getting one of the smaller wyandottes.

Please say a little prayer for my dozen chicks tonight here in Texas.
Edited by davef72 - 12/22/15 at 7:03pm

Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

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Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

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Hi Dave,

 

What kind of chickens do you have and how old are they?  It's good to make your coop as predator-proof as possible - hardware cloth is great at sealing holes where snakes can enter. 

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We must never, ever give up the right to protest for what is right, what is good, and what is necessary. - John Lewis
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Originally Posted by FridayYet View Post

Hi Dave,

What kind of chickens do you have and how old are they?  It's good to make your coop as predator-proof as possible - hardware cloth is great at sealing holes where snakes can enter. 

@FridayYet we have a dozen chicks that are 4-5 weeks old now.
2 of each. Australorp,Golden Laced Wyandotte, Americauna, Buff O, Golden Comet, Barred Rock

Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

Reply

Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

Reply
post #4 of 4
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Pleased to announce, they all made it through the night! Apparently I'm a better builder than I thought. I tossed and turned all night, worried they were going to be eaten.

THEY MADE IT!

Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

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Sincerely,

Dave

 

2 Ameraucana

2 Australorps

2 Barred Rock
2 Buff Orpington
2 Golden Comet

2 Golden Laced Wyandotte

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