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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brixshadowpeanut, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. brixshadowpeanut

    brixshadowpeanut New Egg

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    Hello Forum:
    I’ve been using the forum for several months and so far found the answers to all my questions, but want to be a more active member. I live in an area where bobcats eat chickens, period. Sadly, my first attempt ended when two of my three pullets (Brix, Shadow and Peanut) were killed in broad daylight and I gave the third away. Now, I have five: cuckoo maran, gold-laced wyandotte, barnvelder, australorpe and silver-laced polish. They can’t be free-range despite our fully fenced yard. We built an oversized coop and created a small yard for them to run around in when we are watching. This situation exacerbates some problems like picking and other boredom disorders. So, I’m sure I’ll be looking for lots of help since I’m also new at this!

    I’m a potter and live in Inverness (Pt. Reyes) California. I love swimming, running, cycling, gardening, cooking, horseback riding and have one beloved cat.
     
  2. animalsRawesome

    animalsRawesome Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  4. clairabean

    clairabean Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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  6. UltraMegaChicken

    UltraMegaChicken Out Of The Brooder

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  7. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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  8. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

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  10. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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