First chicken owner

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sally123, Mar 20, 2016.

  1. sally123

    sally123 New Egg

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    Hi my name is Sally i have a family with 1 teenager and 2 small children ages 8 and 10 we are going to go get some babby chicks but i want to prepare for them first. I have 3 dogs amd i dont know how they will react to them. Any suggestions.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Sally, nice to meet you. As a new members greeter, I hear daily, of dogs(cats) massacring chicks- usually it is the owners pet that is the predator. I feel compelled to say dogs/ cats and chickens should NEVER meet. Even when pets are just 'playing,' it's the chickens that end up dead - no fun in that!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    ps I love dogs
     
  4. 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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