Backyard Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by heatherlynelle, Feb 16, 2015.

  1. heatherlynelle

    heatherlynelle New Egg

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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    It is never good to drag in chicken poop into the house as there is always possibilities of worms and bacteria's that are in chicken poop. You might keep your birds in a run or a fenced off area that you only wear specific shoes into. This is how I do it. My birds are allowed to free range in a fenced off area and of course they have their run. I have a certain pair of shoes that I wear into these areas not only to keep my feet clean to enter my house but bio security reasons that I am not tracking other "things" into their area from wild birds and other poultry I keep.

    Good luck with your flock and welcome to ours!
     
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  3. familyfarm1

    familyfarm1 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello [​IMG] and Welcome to BYC!

    TwoCrows has given you great advice!!
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Great advice there for you from TwoCrows. I too have a pair of designated boots just for doing the chickens in.

    Be sure to ask any othere questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.
    Enjoy BYC :frow
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome![​IMG] I'm glad you joined the BYC flock.

    You've received some good advice from Two Crows. I would definitely be concerned about dragging in chicken manure, as it can carry disease.
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"

    X2 on Two Crows' advice. Good luck with your chickens!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Intro was edited before I got to see it, so don't know what the questions were about. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  10. jgoldy2

    jgoldy2 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ya for me too but, welcome to BYC we are glad to have you
     

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