Howdy from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by LucysChickRanch, Jan 27, 2013.

  1. LucysChickRanch

    LucysChickRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi y'all, My name is Kim. I have a chicken coop in my backyard that consists of 8 chickens (we had 12 but recently had 4 killed by a nasty opossum :( we caught it and released it) Our chickens are just now starting to lay again after being scared by the opossum. We call it Lucy's Chicken Ranch after my late great grandmother Lucille who has raised chickens her whole life, after she passed I inherited her property and took over her chickens as well. Im still learning alot though because I never listened as a kid :/
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] I'm sorry to hear about your losses. Predators are the chicken keeper's constant enemy, I'm afraid. I think it's really nice that you are keeping your Great Grandmother's memory alive with your chickens. May she bless you and your little flock!
     
  3. topdycke

    topdycke Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Kim!
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Kim, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined us but sorry to hear about your losses. You were more charitable with that opossum than I would have been. Good luck to you and have fun!
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Howdy, Kim, welcome to BYC. I know you felt that you were being humane, but for many reasons relocating wild animals is not a good idea.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  8. Going Bhonkers

    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. LucysChickRanch

    LucysChickRanch Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for all the welcomes! Definitely excited about joining a chicken community
     
  10. dolphinlvr4

    dolphinlvr4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome!
     

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