Hello from Hutto, Texas~

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Gardengypsy, May 24, 2012.

  1. Gardengypsy

    Gardengypsy Hatching

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    Hi all!

    Just wanted to say hello. I am VERY new and researching some options for raising chickens in my backyard. I do have dogs. I have heard so many mixed reviews about this. My dogs are very behaved, and I really believe if we introduce them as chicks, that they will be of no harm. Any thoughts, or experience from other dog owners out there?

    Also, best coop options...and go....

    Thanks!
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Crowing

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  3. Scooter&Suzie

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  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. I have Weimaraners and it is in their blood to go after birds but they were taught the words "leave it" so they no longer care about them. :thumbsup
     
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  7. anitehawk

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    Howdy neighbor! I am just down the road from you, Texas style lol. Looks like we both found this site at the same time!
     
  8. weimarmama

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
  9. 1muttsfan

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

    It really depends completely on the individual dog involved. Introduce your dogs to the birds separately, as when there are more than 1 dog they have a different behavior towards potential prey. And no unsupervised contact. Some dogs are very unreliable towards chicks but tolerate adult birds better.
     
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