Hello from NH....

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by poochgrmr, Jun 24, 2011.

  1. poochgrmr

    poochgrmr Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi,
    Finally got my husband to say yes to chickens. I hope to get started this coming Spring so I will be reading on this forum often.
    We do have a problem with wild animals so that was the main reason for not getting them sooner. The neighbor has had a bear ripe open her coop the last two Springs. I didn't know till then that a bear will do that.
    My cousin also has chickens and they follow her around and would go into the house if she would let them. They are going to be 7 years and are still laying. Haven't read anything thing yet but I'd actually thought that they would be too old to lay at that age.
    We will be building a coop and hope to not have to make it a Ft Knox to keep unwanted animals out.

    Looking forward to this new venture. I know that the grandkids will love it too.
     
  2. texasgal

    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    A big Texas-sized [​IMG]

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  3. Luckytaz

    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
  4. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Hey neighbor,

    If your neighbor has bear problems then the cheapest way around that might be electric wire. As for normal predator problems it's as simple as having a floor, good wire vent covers and a coop door that isn't easy opened by racoons.
     
  5. Cadjien_De_Louisiane

    Cadjien_De_Louisiane SWLA Gamefowl Breeder

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  6. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
     
  7. Sassafras

    Sassafras Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome fellow Granite Stater! [​IMG]
     
  8. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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  9. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. benjoycei

    benjoycei Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from NC [​IMG]
     

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