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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickens mealt here in AZ, Apr 19, 2019.

  1. chickens mealt here in AZ

    chickens mealt here in AZ In the Brooder

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    I am new to chickens by that I still haven't Got them I'm planning to get 3 RIR and 1 Plymouth Rock. The reason I am getting chickens is because I am a animal lover and like the idea of chickens. I also have two dogs ( lab mixes ) I don't know if they will try to eat them.
     
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  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new hobby.

    Here are some links to key resources:
    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! :welcome
    When you get chickens, I'd recommend keeping your dogs separate from them, at least for the time being.
     
  4. rjohns39

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    Hi and welcome to BYC :frow We're so happy you've decided to join us :ya

    You won't know until you see how the dogs react to them.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C is it nap time yet?

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    :welcome

    As others have said, keep an eye (and a leash) on the dog until you know how he'll react.

    Best wishes!
     
  6. FlappyFeathers

    FlappyFeathers Crossing the Road

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    hithere.gif A lot depends on your dog's personality. I have a lab that never cared a lick about birds or squirrels that came into the yard and doesn't bother my chickens at all either. I have a pittie that took quite a bit of training with the "leave it" command and is now fine around my birds, but I still wouldn't trust her alone. Good luck!
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    BlueBaby Crossing the Road

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    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! I'm in AZ. also! I hatch and brood my chick's in the house, and if I have a new chick in my hand, my large dog run's away when it's peeping. He's never around where I have the adult's at though, as he has his own fenced section of the yard that he can run around in.

    Try to stay away from the fluffier breed's when you get your chick's, as they will have the hardest time in our summer heat here.
     
  9. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  10. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

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    Welcome! :frow
     

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