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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kashifk95, Oct 3, 2016.

  1. kashifk95

    kashifk95 Just Hatched

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    Hi Guys,

    I am new here after getting my very small flock of chickens about two weeks ago. They are a mix of 3 Pekin Bantams at around 12 weeks and sadly the chocolate rooster was taken by a fox yesterday ;(. Just thought I'd join a community to seeking help and advice and just browse through the knowledge :p.

    P.S. I live in the city in the UK so hence my small flock xD
     
  2. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Sorry to hear about your rooster. Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome from Yorkshire!

    Glad you could join the flock! Sorry to hear about your fox attack :hugs Was it during the day? Fixes sure are getting bolder over here at the moment. I heard one calling this morning at 5am pretty close to us. Please do ramp up security for your remaining birds as the fox will be back to check them out again now it knows food is on offer. Good luck with your remaining birds and be sure to ask lots of questions around the forum, everyone here to help and very friendly. Pop by and say hello in the uk thread if you get chance ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/655508/uk-member-please-say-hi/0_30

    Enjoy your time here :frow
     
  4. AustralorpsAU

    AustralorpsAU Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC. Sorry about your rooster. You might want to join your country's thread!
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/655508/uk-member-please-say-hi/0_30

    [email protected] Coop beat me too it*
     
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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  6. kashifk95

    kashifk95 Just Hatched

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    Thanks guys!

    Yorkshire Coop - Yes the fox attack was in broad daylight! The chickens were free ranging in my back garden for the past week until I heard screaming so I ran out to see the fox getting away with my rooster
     
  7. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Bold as brass are those city foxes, they are so used to the hustle and bustle of the city that things just don't scare them. So sorry you had to see your boy being taken away :(
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

    CuzChickens CountryChick Premium Member

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  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens. So sorry for your loss. We have fox roaming the neighborhoods any time day or night. They are easily frightened off , so I imagine a lot of folks have made them feel very unwelcome. Haven't seen the coyotes lately but, I know they are still there.
     

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