Hello everyone, or anyone...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Cock O the Walk, May 5, 2016.

  1. Cock O the Walk

    Cock O the Walk New Egg

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    I started a little over a year ago with three young ladies, around 10 weeks old. We lost one and just added two one year olds. They have their coop and I just added a nice 20' long covered run. Our area has Hawks, owls, raccoons, bobcat, coyotes, and so on, but we let them have the whole yard whenever we can. They are (in pecking order) Ruby, a Buff Orphington, Pearl, a Plymouth Barr Rock, Opal, a Silver Lace Orphington (with Cochin?) and Smokie, a English Blue Orphington. We have a little cattle dog named Rosco that keeps an eye out for predators. I also enjoy play blues, BBQ/ smoking, and riding my motorcycle.
     
  2. lovemy6hens

    lovemy6hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.



    Protecting flocks from so many predators is the most difficult part of having our own flocks.

    Sorry about the loss, and hope the rest continue to fair well.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Cattle dogs are very good at persuading predators to leave. Sounds like your flock has a nice place to live.
     

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