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

    Jun 22, 2016
    Quebec, Canada
    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

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    I think I just answered another thread of yours.
  3. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 18, 2015
    Great White North
    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 Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  5. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010

    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

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    My Coop
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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