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I miss Roxy!!!!!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenpjoe, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. Chickenpjoe

    Chickenpjoe Out Of The Brooder

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    One of my most (if not most) beloved barred rocks got killed a wile ago. Her name was roxy. She was the prettiest barred rock i had. i have a 6x14x6(?) kennel outside were my chickens roam. somehow one of my dogs maneged to get roxy out of the kennel and killed her. I WAS FURIOUS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We chased them away. After a day they came back. I then apologised about punishing them for being dogs. I mean, dogs are dogs,right. Now we have an electric fence around the kennel. and if they get approx. 15-20 yards to the kennel, i throw rocks at them ( i usally miss.) I might of forgiven them, but i don't trust them fully.......[​IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Sorry to hear about your loss!! Hang in there! [​IMG]
     
  3. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am sorry ! Dogs will be dogs, you just have to find a better way to seperate them from chickens. its not going to be easy ! I have to keep mine away from wildlife predators !
     
  4. KrisH

    KrisH Chillin' With My Peeps

    so sorry, but it's not completely the dogs fault. watch out with rocks, you would not want a big vet bill, let alone explaining why you wer throwing ROCKS at the dog. migt I suggest a tennis ball, or just a loud "NO" along with training near the chickens. teach it to avoid the chickens, or at least not to chase them.

    not fussing, just that the dog doesn't know why you are upset [​IMG]

    I'm sure you just want to vent.

    RobertH
     
  5. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. So sorry about your hen. I hope it never happens again. :hugs
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    So sorry about Roxy :hugs
     
  7. jbirds2012

    jbirds2012 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i feel ya. after dh's dog killed my second turkey i insisted that we make a yard for our poultry. i kinda got my revenge watching him out there pounding T post in the ground. sweating like, should i say a dog, ( he he ) well now we have a nice safe yard for our chickens ,turkeys and guineas to fun and frolic in :)
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Sorry to hear about your loss [​IMG]
     
  9. aaabirdman

    aaabirdman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC from NY[​IMG]
     
  10. Red Barn Farms

    Red Barn Farms ~Friendly Fowl~

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    Howdy! I've found in the past when training dogs a water gun seems to help some. I have friends who prefer bb guns! [​IMG]

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