Hi from Upstate (central) New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rebuilding my flock, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. rebuilding my flock

    rebuilding my flock New Egg

    Mar 29, 2009
    Hastings, NY
    Hi! Believe it or not there is more to New York then NYC.... I live on 21 acres wooded acres. My husband and I started with dogs and cats then he brought home a lost mallard chick. From there we have had many more ducks, rabbits, ringneck and red golden pheasants, bobwhite quail, geese, chickens, and a goat. Oh..... and a son and daughter who are now grown and off on their own.

    I noticed that weasels are not listed as predators. Well a year ago the week before Christmas I lost 2 hens and a roo to one in the middle of the day!! I was able to trap it after about a week.

    I'm looking forward to building a new chicken coop that will be rat, squirrel, weasel, dog proof before I get my new chicks in May. I've already gotten many good ideas from BYC and look forward to more!
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  3. wolfie

    wolfie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 2, 2009
    Fort Worth
    [​IMG] from TX
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    [​IMG] from Washington.

  5. Henrietta23

    Henrietta23 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 20, 2007
    Eastern CT
    Welcome from CT (but born in Rochester). My DH went to SUNY Oswego-he says welcome too!
  6. what was i thinking

    what was i thinking Chillin' With My Peeps

    Oct 1, 2008
    cny ny
    welcome from pennellville, next door neighbors
  7. wingnut1

    wingnut1 Crazy Bird Lady

    rebuilding my flock - Hello!

    Welcome to BYC! Enjoy your Brahmas! And best wishes in building a predator proof coop! BYCers have lots of info that will likely be helpful! [​IMG]
  8. debilorrah

    debilorrah The Great Guru of Yap Premium Member

    [​IMG] from the left coast. Upstate NY is gorgeous!!!
  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  10. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
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