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Hello....I'm new from Seguin Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by thedivinemisse, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. thedivinemisse

    thedivinemisse New Egg

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    Hi, I am new to the forum but I read BYC all the time. I am recovering from a total Flock loss with only one of my 25 Dominic Surviving. Our coop was damaged by a hawks and foxes over a week and a half with one chicken gone a night. Still don't know how they were getting in. I miss my Milo very much (one of the last roosters survived until right before our last freeze. Rebecca is our last and she is very lonely. She will not leave the coop so free range mo longer. [​IMG] on a happier note the new coop is ready and we want to rebuild our flock. We are still moarning our babies since our last flock was a year old before any went missing. Looking for any organic chicks here in the Seguin/San Antonio/Austin area because I hate to have chickies shipped. Thanks.
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry for your losses. Predators can be cruel and you have to outsmart them. They have a lot of time on their hands and will work at something or figure the puzzle out quite easily. So you need to predator proof your coop and run to keep these things out.

    Stop by our Predators and Pests forums and ask some questions about your situation there. Maybe someone can help you get it fixed up safely....https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/13/predators-and-pests

    Good luck and I hope you can come to a conclusion soon.
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    I'm sorry to hear about all of your losses! I hope you can find some replacement chicks in your area.[​IMG] You may be able to find some in the Buy-Sell-Trade section: Buy ~ Sell ~ Trade
     
  7. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Greetings! Welcome to BYC! Feel free to ask any questions you may have! This site is a great resource, I'm sure you'll find answers to all you questions here. :)
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like you need to beef up your coop before getting new birds. Otherwise you will just continue to feed the predators. Do you free range your birds or keep in a separate outdoor run? If you posted a photo of your coop etc. I'm sure we could offer good suggestions to make it predator proof.
     
  9. Sirius452

    Sirius452 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome. I am in nearby San Antonio. If you keep an eye on craigslist there are 2 or 3 people who post frequently that have tested flocks that they feed organic. That I know of they are not certified organic though. Good Luck with your new birds.

    If you find any good organic layer feed in the area I'd appreciate the info. I order mine online.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sorry for your losses, good luck with your new flock.
     

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