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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Laurahere, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Laurahere

    Laurahere Hatching

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    We're new to chickens and have started slow with two Buff Orpingtons - Priscilla and Edna! Two spoiled girls who have the run of our little back yard. We hadn't realized how loud they can be (in the morning) and are busy trying to come up with ideas to keep them quiet before we get a complaint. They are truly members of the family and we would be heartbroken if we had to give them up!
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    1muttsfan Crowing

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

    For both peace and quiet and the safety of your birds at night, it would be better for them to be confined inside a coop for the night. Let them out when it is late enough to not disturb your neighbors.
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Redsoxs and 1muttsfan have good suggestions. Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. chickenpooplady

    chickenpooplady Songster

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    [​IMG] from Highland County Ohio and God Bless!!!
     
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    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

  8. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Songster

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...so glad you joined BYC. Hope you find a solution for your noisy girls
     
  9. refamat

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    Hiya Laurahere

    Mark n Angela, just up the road in Blaine. Welcome...I've not really been a busy poster. Rather, used BYC for information...But I did participate in the New Years Day hatch event.

    Hope you have fun with your chickens, we have.

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  10. Laurahere

    Laurahere Hatching

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    Thank you. Yes, we have a secure coop at night. We have tried to cover it up at night to block light but it hasn't made a difference. They go crazy in the morning, letting us know it's time to get up. Sounds like a flock of geese in the yard - I had no idea how noisy chickens could be!
     

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