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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lgdnevada, Mar 5, 2016.

  1. lgdnevada

    lgdnevada Out Of The Brooder

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    I reside at 4500' in Northern Nevada on a small ranch. I raise Livestock Guardian Dogs. Thanks for letting me join.
     
  2. 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.

    Training livestock guardian dogs sounds like a really unique and fun job! Do you have any chickens or other poultry?

    We're so happy to welcome you to our community! Feel free to ask any questions you may have. [​IMG]
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    What breed is the dog in your avatar? Picture is tiny but, looks sorta like a mastiff muzzle.
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard1

    If you check out the Learning Centre, you'll find a whole host of resources on all things chicken.

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Your state thread is worth joining as you will get to know other BYC members in your area (https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread). In fact, the search box should become your best friend [​IMG] Lastly but by no means least, the members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    DD- thats a donkey - not a dog! [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    That's an awesome looking dog in your avatar! Don't pay any attention to CTKen's donkey comment...he's probably enjoying his sundown sipper about now, lol.
     
  8. lgdnevada

    lgdnevada Out Of The Brooder

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    LOL he is about the size of a mini donkey [​IMG] !
    I just posted another thread about my chicken flock "experience" being shut down due to massive Starling invasion.
    Wanting to get some hens again. I have had great success with my dogs guarding my flock of 50 or so layers when they
    were here. I see others on this board have had similar success with LGDs guarding their flocks from predators.
    That makes me happy! Unfortunately the dogs had no impact on the Starlings. But they do chase off ravens, crows
    and hawks. But I like the hawks to be around to get the Starlingsā€¦.Catch 22 of sorts!
     
  9. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Wow, I just read your post about the starlings. Wish I had some answers for you...hope someone can give you some tips.

    Good luck getting back into chickens again soon.
     
  10. casportpony

    casportpony Team Tube Feeding Captain & Poop Inspector General Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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