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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by hen78, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. hen78

    hen78 New Egg

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    I am a new-by to raising chickens and want to have a coop that provides a safe and comfortable environment for my birds and are looking for tips to fox proofing.
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock.There are 11 tips are http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2013/07/11-tips-for-predator-proofing-chickens.html that will protect your chickens from all types of predators, including foxes. Also, if you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is loads of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Glad you joined the Backyard chickens flock. I suggest you check out the coops section too for predator and ventilation, etc. info. One of the best things to do is NOT use flimsy chicken wire. Instead get 1/2" hardware cloth and attach it securely to your fence frame. I do not have stock in the company.
     
  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Fox are a tough predator to deal with since they are intelligent, can dig under and go over fences. Michael O'Shay has given you some good information to read up on, hope it helps.

    Good luck to you and thanks for joining us!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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

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