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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by stcharleschick, Mar 17, 2016.

  1. stcharleschick

    stcharleschick New Egg

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    So happy to find this site again and actually join. I have had a few chickens for 2 years. I live in the depth of a historical area of the city but lucky The city allows us 5 hens , no roos and have to get neighbors permission if coop closer to 50 feet. I have great neighbors and they love the eggs so all is good.

    Have had one hen killed by what we suspect is a racoon after seeing a few eggs eaten in the coop. I just found three eggs eaten ( shells left clean as a whistle). Now I am worried about my three hens that are in the coop. does anyone know how to keep racoons away from the coop? I left the door open that night will never happen again. Beginners mistake!!

    I also had a heck of a time with introducing the new chicks last year to the two I had at the time. Took forever!! plan to put up a dog kennel with a house this year and then using the pen to extend the free space in the coop.

    I have one ,Ameraucana one buff orpington and one black sexed hen . Just got two baby Ameraucana and looking forward to see how they color out.

    Looking also to find two silkies for a friend of mine, any ideas?

    Barbara
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Barbara, welcome to BYC.
     
  3. GallosConMadre

    GallosConMadre Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey wekcome stcharleschick! Im new as well so nice to meet you!
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us, hope you find the silkies you want.
     
  6. 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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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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