Keeping Dogs and Chickens - Tips for a Harmonious Introduction.

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  1. KDOGG331

    KDOGG331 True BYC Addict

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    So adorable!!!! Though I must admit I first thought "why are they posting a picture of a deer???" :lol:
     
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  2. KrisCVT

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    Omg LOL we always joke that both dogs are our little funny-looking deer!!
     
  3. Diney

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    We have a year old black lab, Bailey. She loves our chickens. The chickens were probably 2-3 months when we got her. I am not sure if she thinks she is a chicken or what. She doesn't understand why they don't want to play with her and she tries to trade them with her bnes. The chickens will be out digging around in the leaves and she digs with them. It is pretty cute. Our rooster doesn't ever get upset by her either.
     
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    LOL It's the silhouette too!!
     
  5. Yrat

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  6. KDOGG331

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    Sooooo cute
     
  7. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    Awesome article!! Thank you. I think I can work with my greyhound-boxer mix Dixie. Hopefully she won't try to attack them! [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] She's a bit on the iffy and secretive side,so,I'm hoping that this article will help her to protect them instead of go on point(try to hunt them!)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]Here is a pic of Dixie- [​IMG]
     
  8. Nardo

    Nardo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great article.
    I have three dogs and none of them seem to mind the chickens at all, although one female likes to sort of 'herd' the hens at times. The hens may feel pestered, but they never seem to feel threatened. They do flap around and get noisy when the dogs tear past or through them as one dog chases another.
    The dogs also do love to 'clean up' after the hens and that is really gross.
    Anyway, here are Merlin and Emma, at different times, moving around the girls.
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  9. Chicky Woos123

    Chicky Woos123 Out Of The Brooder

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    I wish that my dogs were like that. I really am going to try to work with Dixie, but there is no chance with Macho. You are very lucky to have good farm dogs!![​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] This is Macho-[​IMG]
     
  10. CenLaChicken

    CenLaChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Good article. Thanks! We are slowly introducing our 8 and 9-yr old Standard Poodle and Lab to our new chickens, allowing the dogs free access to the chickens while cooped. Letting the chickens free range in the yard while the dogs are in the house. Looking forward to the time when we can all be in the yard together. Shouldn't take too long. Our dogs are very well trained and docile. :)
     

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