Fort Worth Chicken Wrangler

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Blackacre, Feb 15, 2013.

  1. Blackacre

    Blackacre New Egg

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    I've had chicks for about 5 years and now I'm expanding my herd. I've got 7 production reds right now and I've just purchased 30 more chicks that I'm going to divide into layers and producers to propagate my population. I've recently built a nice coop 144" by 37" and I was brought to this site when I looked at plans for auto water and feed systems.

    This last year I thinned out my raccoon population in the neighborhood with a trap and relocate program and moved 7 that had decimated my prior herds of chickens - those thieves were hungry...every night. I have a few people at the office that purchase my fresh eggs and I get $3.00 dozen for them. I've made them all sign waivers to not tell the city on me.

    Looking forward to everyone's hints and tips.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Blackacre, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Raccoons are the scourge of the chicken keeper! Best of luck to you and your egg operation!
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  6. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your 'poultry project'.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Suzierd Overrun With Chickens

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  10. showbarnmom

    showbarnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from new braunfels!!! We were just in ft worth last week!
     

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