Hello from a newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by eggoland, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. eggoland

    eggoland Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my very first pullets a week & a half ago. I turned one of my guinea pig cages into a brooder. Am building a coop & yard on the south side of my garage. The City I live in now allows 6 laying hens. Couldn't wait to start. I have one GREAT concern! My yard has been visited by mnt. lion & bear. I have seen sign of the bear already this spring. Any advise before the girls go outside?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Welcome!

    No bears here (that I know of) but I've read in our Predators and Pests forum that people have success with an electric fence, fairly powerful I believe. You could do a search there.
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  4. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry I don't have any advice. I've never had to deal with bears or mnt. lions. GOOD LUCK THOUGH!
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Wow, you have your work cut out for you on keeping the bears out. Electric fence. Good luck. :thumbsup
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    JulieNKC Overrun With Chickens

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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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