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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mobile985, Oct 7, 2015.

  1. Mobile985

    Mobile985 New Egg

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    Newbie starting with 27 hens and a rooster (well, actually, 21 hens now thanks to a predator probably a fox) and still modifying my coop. Have a 25 x 50 run and the coop is from fence sections and a metal roof.

    Looking for the first eggs to arrive. The hens were born in the middle of March 2015.

    Any suggestions and prayers welcomed. Glad to part of such a large site devoted to chickens.
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I'm sorry to hear you have lost some of your hens to a predator. I've suffered an attack my self and it sure can be devastating. I hope you are able to get your coop and run nice and secure so you don't lose anymore. You should be seeing your first eggs soon. Having them a good quality food amd plenty of fresh water and you should see them soon. Also nice nesting boxes should I but them in more to start laying. Adding a golf ball or fake egg in the boxes can help too.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
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  6. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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