A big hello to everyone from Northampton,UK

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Doddy694, May 16, 2016.

  1. Doddy694

    Doddy694 New Egg

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    Hi i'm chris and i have a beautiful staffie and 4 chickens. I'm new to chicken keeping and have used this site for lots of advice so a big thanks to you all
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Chris from Yorkshire UK

    Glad you could join us here! What breed/s are your chickens? Does your staffie get on ok with them? Love staffie dogs! You might like to pop by the UK thread too, here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/655508/uk-member-please-say-hi/0_30

    Hope you can pop over. Good luck with your birds in the future. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  4. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] so glad you decided to join us.

    Congratulations on getting your flock.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Chris and welcome to BYC.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    All the best
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Our neighbor has a beautiful staff. Has yours ever been around chickens before?
     
  7. Doddy694

    Doddy694 New Egg

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    Thanks for the lovely greeting my staffie is a 5yr old ***** and has always had aggression towards other dogs and unfortunately its no different with the chickens. I have a rhode rock hybrid, a sussex hybrid, an amber star hybrid and a columbian blacktail hybrid and although i love them very much i am experiencing some difficulties as the blacktail keeps getting picked on brutally
     
  8. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Oh dear that's such a shame your staf does not get on with the chickens. My mothers dog is the same and she has to keep him totally seperate from her birds or he kills them.

    As for your black tail can you keep her seperate but next to the others if they are picking on her really bad? Should give her chance to heal and for them to be more aquainted but without the attacking.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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