Greetings from Louisiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by maresdestiny, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. maresdestiny

    maresdestiny New Egg

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    Hi everyone. Nice to meet you all. I'm from NY but lived here in Northern Louisiana for the last 11 yrs. Country style setting in a small town south of Shreveport. I started out with 6 Rhode Island Reds about 2 yrs ago. I now have 3 left. Predators got 2 of my babies ( I think it was a neighbors dog) and 1 was found dead in the coop. The rest don't free range now unless I stay out there and watch them like they are toddlers. That's all for now.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm sorry to hear about your losses. Dogs can be a problem when it comes to chickens… especially when it's not your dogs!
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] So glad you decided to join us.

    I am so sorry about your losses. That's a hard lesson to learn.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Sorry for your losses![​IMG]
     
  6. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hey there! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you decided to join! Let us know if you have any questions, we will be glad to help you if we can. [​IMG] There is a lot of great info on here, and lots of very knowledgeable people, so I'm sure you'll be able to find any info you may be looking for. [​IMG] So sorry about your lost babys!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Chickens are like toddlers. They have really no defense against roving dogs and other predators. Most neighbors have no sense of responsibility. Sorry for your losses.
     
  8. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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

    I'm sorry for your losses! [​IMG] Good luck with your remaining three hens.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry for your losses.
     

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