I need to post more!?!?!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by josh_bigler, Aug 12, 2008.

  1. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    windsor, missouri
    lol well this doesnt have much to do with chickens, but the past few days my status has been "i need to post more", and i see people with as many posts as me out of the brooder, so im kinda upset [​IMG], i feel like i've been posting quite a bit! how do i come out of the brooder though??? stupid stupid questions but im curious?? LOL

    oh to make this a chicken topic, is there anyone here running an electrical fence around their coop and run?? im in the process right now of putting up electric fencing around my coops and runs, and just curious on who all has done this and wondering if its doing its job?? [​IMG]
  2. DTchickens

    DTchickens Crowing

    Mar 23, 2008
    Bailey, Mississippi.
    eh, its basically a joke the mods play, (or i think), many people beg for special status's but never get it. maybe you should be proud? LOL, not sure on the electric fence thing.. never done it myself.. but know some people who have and worked wonders against their coyotes/wolves problems. they'd just fence their whole yard where all the coops and stuff were in. put a great pyrenees or some other dog in it, bam... no predator problems really.
    Last edited: Aug 12, 2008
  3. ewesfullchicks

    ewesfullchicks In the Brooder

    Sep 27, 2007
    I'm using electric netting around my chickens, plus dogs. No problems with coyotes, or stray dogs. Alas, the fence doesn't stop the owl that is using my birds as a Fast Food outlet!
  4. dangerouschicken

    dangerouschicken Will Barter For Coffee

    May 6, 2007
    Columbia Gorge, OR
    Mine appeared one day after a thread about my trading eggs for coffee. It just happened [​IMG]
  5. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    They go away as quickly too. [​IMG]

    I agree. You need to post more. [​IMG]

    Only 102. Not alot on this forum [​IMG]
  6. klf73

    klf73 Mad Scientist

    Jun 1, 2008
    Geez it took me forever to get out of "chillin with my peeps" , Now I'm overrun with chickens (should be chicks [​IMG] ), now that is not far from the truth. I started in chickens in May and now have 3 bators, 2 of them running with 7 doz eggs. I am an extreme hatchaholic. I have at least 3 more dozen coming this week [​IMG] . I have 39 chicks from 11 weeks down.
    As for the fence, I will be trying to find a solar one since I can't get electricity to my coop yet. Good luck on changing your status [​IMG]

  7. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    windsor, missouri
    wow lol i think someone is playing with me because now im outta the brooder, maybe im posting more now, i wasnt whining on it or anyhting lol, just thought it was kinda weird because ive never seen it before on anyones lol!!

    now for the fencing thing! lol i heard my chickens going crazy the other night so i went out and i could hear an owl that was on my grain bin, i would shoot them but then again i live approx. 2 miles from a conservation agent who is always driving by! but if it does however get one of my chickens then i have propable cause! we've been having a lot of coons lately thats why i'm going to get electric fencing, my dog has killed 3 coons in the past few weeks, and im afraid he's going to run across one he cant handle and get himself hurt pretty bad! then i wont have anything protecting my chickens!
  8. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    windsor, missouri
    Quote:lol agreed!! It's probably going to be "All Time Complainer" now lol, that'd be funny
  9. pullet2hen

    pullet2hen Songster

    May 7, 2008
    That sure was a great way for them to get you to post LOL
    I enjoy reading everything so much that I forget to post.
  10. josh_bigler

    josh_bigler Songster

    Jun 11, 2008
    windsor, missouri
    Quote:thats exactly how i am, because i try searching for any of my questions and usually find it! so then i dont need to post asking it lol, they need to give you a post evertime you use the search button lol, that away you get credit for doing something right!!![​IMG] or make a semi pointless thread like this and get posts, or better yet make a search thread so that everytime you search something you go the the "search thread" and post what you searched and learned lol

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