Hello from a newbie in Missouri

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TheSlushie, Apr 5, 2009.

  1. TheSlushie

    TheSlushie New Egg

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    I've just started getting into chickens recently and learning about them online as well as from my mother who raised chickens as a child. I'm located in SW missouri and looking forward to my chicken adventures!

    Today, I bought 2 10wk pullets, a roo of the same age, and a laying hen. All of them are Black Australorps. I hope this isn't too much to handle for a newbie, but luckily my mother knows a thing or two.

    I took me forever to get over my fear of chickens, but here I am! This site seems to have a ton of great information, I'm especially interested in training my lab to stay away from my chickens...He seems a bit too interested in them.
     
  2. Edfewlass

    Edfewlass Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote::welcomegood luck with the dog I have a young border collie that spends way to mutch time stairing down my chickens she wont dig in but i think if the chickens getout its a diff story then
     
  3. Lmarie

    Lmarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ChooksChick

    ChooksChick BeakHouse's Mad Chicken Scientist

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    Our lab was introduced to ours as chicks, and they lived in the house initially, so it was clear they were part of the pack. This year's chicks spend a lot of time sleeping on him, because he's a soft, furry, warm bed.
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  6. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  7. nerfy

    nerfy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!
    You will love this sight.
    My dog is well trained, but I know if he had the chance.....
     
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    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NewHopePoultry Overrun With Chickens

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    Quella Chillin' With My Peeps

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