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Hi all! Totally new to chickens!! :)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Clucking Lovely, Jun 22, 2016.

  1. Clucking Lovely

    Clucking Lovely Just Hatched

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    Hey everyone!
    Last July I bought a big ol' house out in the country sitting one 1,25 acres of prime chicken real estate :)

    I grew up in the country, i've had an array of farm pets, from goats to horses. Never chickens though.

    Sunday, 8 hens came home, along with 2 ducklings :)

    We unfortunately lost one of the hens last night. Ignorance on our part - the dogs got it. Lots of regrets there! Mostly about having dogs.... Kidding, love the mutts, but my whole little wanna-be farmer thing would be much easier if not for them. We've majorly reinforced the fencing since last night to say the least, poor girl. :(

    Aside from chickens and ducks, we share our funny farm with 4 dogs - Layla, a husky mix, Samie a shepherd mix, Tucker a great pyrenees x chicken murderer and Nova a malamute. Also have 2 cats Duster and Pearl-Cat :) mega pet lovers. Theres also a 4 year old human in here somewhere too. Hes pretty cute, probably gonna keep him ;)

    I look forward to chit chatting with all of you. I have so much to learn and Im pretty confident that i've come to the right place :)
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I think I just answered another thread of yours.
     
  3. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello; glad you are here on BYC. I am raising my first flock and have found the members here to be very generous with their time and advice. Where are you in la belle province? Long, long ago I lived out on the west island.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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    Oh, I hope the dogs get used to the chickens, not like, chicken food, but more like, ahhh, more pets. :/ Sorry you lost a girl to one of your dogs. I've lost a chicken to a ferrell cat before. Of course, one that I was really looking forward to seeing grown, since it was a Heritage breed.
    Good luck on your new adventure where you are. Have fun checking out BYC!
     
  6. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC, Sorry about your chicken :/ hope the rest of your flock is doing well. Enjoy your stay :D
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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