I'm a hopeless worry-wart (lots of pics)

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by Sword, May 10, 2011.

  1. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2010
    My little bantams are staying outside tonight. They have a good sturdy mini shed/huge doghouse and a kennel reinforced with tons of extra wire, and I know it's secure, but I still keep thinking I'll only find bloody feathers tomorrow. Were you guys nervous when you first let your chickens stay out? Got any tips for keeping predators away?

    Here are some pics of my little chickies

    Ms Piggy and her little fluffy cheeks

    Pilot and Chickmunk

    Toes and Barry in the front, Bill and Roo in the back

    Prince Charming


    The whole gang

    Blue the cat, plotting misdeeds.
    Last edited: May 10, 2011
  2. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    Yes, everyone has those fears. EVERYONE.

    And your chicks are absolutely adorable. Lovely mixed flock! Very colorful.
  3. sixxchixx

    sixxchixx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 10, 2010
    Escondido, CA
    they are beautiful!!!
  4. mycutekitties

    mycutekitties Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 15, 2009
    Modesto, California
    cute pics! The cat one is funny!
  5. CCourson05

    CCourson05 Popping like kettle corn...

    Jan 5, 2011
    Hickory Flat, MS
    When my grandpa was alive, he would bleach in a cup and put it at the four corners of his gardening plot to keep coyotes and other vermin out... Maybe old man talk... But...[​IMG]
  6. cuntryuppiechick

    cuntryuppiechick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 29, 2011
    I'm spoiling them. My oldest went outside for the first time the other day but they don't like to be out once it starts to get dark so I bring them in to sleep with the little chicks in the house.
  7. Sword

    Sword Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 27, 2010
    Morning came and everyone is fine![​IMG] They got scared of the doghouse when it got dark, so I left a flashlight lantern in there as a night light. Solved the problem perfectly![​IMG]

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by