Helloooooo not-so-feathered friends!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yountoo, Oct 22, 2012.

  1. Yountoo

    Yountoo Out Of The Brooder

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    I am brand new to this adventure. I live in Aiken County, SC and am hoping to have a new coop to stock in February 2013. Planning on learning all I can between now & then! I am a pet enthusiast all ready own house cats, a Jack Russel Terrier and an African Grey Parrot-all my children. My mom and I share 9 acres, she's in a seperate house, and we are both gonna embark on this. We have both owned plenty of pet birds, and I have raised ring-neck doves in an outdoor coop before. Tried to add chickens to that ONCE, did you know chickens kill doves?? Anyway, looking forward to all your advice and comradery! Marcia
     
  2. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    [​IMG], Yes chickens can be very territorial and can carry diseases that can kill game birds. I personally would never advise keeping chickens with a smaller species.
     
  3. Yountoo

    Yountoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I learned that lesson quickly and had to send the chickens off to a new home.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Hopefully your next experience will be better. What breeds did you try last time? Some breeds are known to be more aggressive than others.
     
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  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. Yountoo

    Yountoo Out Of The Brooder

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    I had RI Reds, 3 hens and 1 roo. But I won't be mixing anything in with the chickens, I learned my lesson.
     
  7. Yountoo

    Yountoo Out Of The Brooder

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    Tank you!

    Marcia
     
  8. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Hi Marcia. Welcome to BYC from Kentucky!


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  9. allmyeggs

    allmyeggs New Egg

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    I'm new too! Hope all goes well!
     
  10. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    :frow & :welcome from Alabama. Glad you joined us. Better luck this time around :thumbsup
     

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