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I have 2 silkie hens and one rooster so I want chicks but other animals keep stealing their eggs. What do I do to stop this from happening?

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Keep the "other animals" away from your chickens. roll.png

OldGuy43

When evaluating data one should always consider the source and remember, no one wants to make illegal that which he wants to do.

 

Rights are not gifts from the government.

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OldGuy43

When evaluating data one should always consider the source and remember, no one wants to make illegal that which he wants to do.

 

Rights are not gifts from the government.

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I will find You in the place I'm in

Find You when I'm at my end

Find You when there's nothing left to offer You except for brokenness

You lift me up, You never leave me thirsty, when I am weak, when I am lost and search

[I will] Find You on My Knees --Kari Jobe

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I will find You in the place I'm in

Find You when I'm at my end

Find You when there's nothing left to offer You except for brokenness

You lift me up, You never leave me thirsty, when I am weak, when I am lost and search

[I will] Find You on My Knees --Kari Jobe

Do you have chicken questions? Ask me here: http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/955281/do-you-have-chicken-questions-concerns-problems-a...

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post #4 of 7

Greetings from Kansas, silkiechickens4, and welcome-byc.gif!  Great to have you here!  I agree with OldGuy43...secure the coop!  Good luck to you!
 

I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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I never considered a difference in opinion, in religion, in philosophy, as cause for withdrawing from a friend.  - Thomas Jefferson
Life's tragedy is that we get old too soon and wise too late.  - Ben Franklin
If you could kick the person in the pants responsible for most of your trouble, you wouldn't sit for a month.  - Teddy Roosevelt
 

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post #6 of 7
Welcome to BYC! You need to secure the coop and run with hardware cloth, which is strong mesh wire. Good luck to you. http://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

Elizabeth

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Elizabeth

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post #7 of 7

Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! 

Breeding Salmon Faverolles and soon Sussex and Brahmas. 

The incubator is packed with eggs! 

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Breeding Salmon Faverolles and soon Sussex and Brahmas. 

The incubator is packed with eggs! 

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