lNew to the world of chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by butterfly.bee, Oct 7, 2010.

  1. butterfly.bee

    butterfly.bee New Egg

    Oct 7, 2010
    Here to say I am new to the world of raising chickens, have a friend that has been very helpful!
    On her reccomendation I have joined the chicken forum. I look forward to learning more about
    the wonderful world of chickens.
    Have some questions and concerns. First and formost is: Some barn swallows got into the hen
    house. I am concerned because I know outside birds can infect our chickens. Besides the obvious,
    sealing up the holes, is there anything I need to do to the hen house? What are the suggestions out
    there. Do I need to worrie? Thanks for your reply
  2. punky rooster

    punky rooster Awesome

    Jul 21, 2010
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from MASS
    and about your question I don't think It will hurt your birds I have birds go near my chickens and eat their feed and they are fine
    punky [​IMG]
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2010
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us! [​IMG] I wouldn't see a problem, just like punky stated. As long as they were healthy. After all, even when free ranging them, wild birds do come in contact with them.
  4. mgw

    mgw Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 29, 2010
    Eastern Wa.
    Welcome from Eastern Wa.
  5. 3chimama

    3chimama Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 8, 2010
    Pacific Northwest
    Welcome from Oregon!
  6. ThePamperedPullet

    ThePamperedPullet Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC from The Pampered Pullets Farm in Ocala, FL

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