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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sarah1314, Mar 28, 2016.

  1. Sarah1314

    Sarah1314 New Egg

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    Hi all. New to this site and the whole back yard chicken thing in general!
    We adopted 5 hens and a rooster during last years bushfires to help out a friend.
    During that year we've experienced the joys of watching eggs hatch and chicks being raised and also the sadness of discovering a fox has raided the pen.
    Having a few issues with the flock we have now and hoping to learn a lot more about looking after them.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Click on 'the Learning Center' located at the top of the page, go to the forums and ask your questions. Someone here will have the answers you seek.
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC. In addition to the learning centre, theres a Predators and Pests forum that you may wish to look at.
    You also have a country thread called "Australia, six states that funny little island" that you may wish to join and chat with members local to you.

    All the best
    CT
     
  4. 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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    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  6. Sarah1314

    Sarah1314 New Egg

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    Thanks everyone for the welcome!

    Loving exploring the wonderful world of chooks at the moment =, theres so much to learn about them
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please check out the predator threads on BYC for advice on preventing another attack. You may also want to ask others on the Aussie thread for suggestions. Are you allowed to have electrified fencing around your coop/run? That can be helpful or else a brace of guardian dogs to handle the bad guys.
     

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