Hello From El Paso, TX

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by txfloods, Nov 11, 2013.

  1. txfloods

    txfloods New Egg

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    Greetings from El Paso, TX. I've been reading BYC for about a year. Had chickens for about a year or so. Lost them all tragically to a midnight marauder. Maybe a tom cat or owl or something? Dunno.

    Anyway, going to get back into the chicken bid-ness, because I love the fresh eggs! Looking for some information on keeping the chickens protected from varmits, etc. Will get into the threads to research.

    Glad to be here as a member.

    Tim
     
  2. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    1/2 hardware cloth is your friend!
    Welcome and enjoy BYC!
    Steve :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    amen to that - also electrified fencing
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  5. txfloods

    txfloods New Egg

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    Here's a link to a youtube video I shot last summer, detailing out my set-up. Any input is appreciated.

    I understand what 1/2" hardware cloth is, but I'm not sure how it would help in the set-up I have. Thanks.

     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Sorry to hear about your losses :( unfortunately with your set up almost any predator can climb chain link and get in to kill your chickens...I recommend covering the run with hardware cloth to keep them out. Good luck to you.
     
    Last edited: Nov 12, 2013
  8. chickenboy190

    chickenboy190 Overrun With Chickens

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  9. DelBlueHen

    DelBlueHen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Delaware! Have had some good times in Texas. Welcome! [​IMG]
     

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