New hen Mama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Sassytat, Mar 11, 2014.

  1. Sassytat

    Sassytat Just Hatched

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    Hi everyone!
    I'm a new (3 days now) owner of 4 hens. A friend of mine had them and was moving into town where she can no longer keep them so they came to live with me along with their coop. I have no idea what their breeds are but they are laying around 4 eggs a day. I stumbled across BYC doing research on chickens to make sure I can continue to make them happy lil hens. I would eventually like to get a couple silkie chickens.

    I have a hubby and 2 boys, ages 16 and 5 and 2 dogs, Cooper a Boxer and Boo a Boxer/bulldog mix. We are having some difficulties getting Boo to not try and break into the coop to eat the hens but I think after a couple weeks she'll calm down.

    I absolutely love this site and am grateful to have come actress it!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC and enjoy your new hens!!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. Sassytat

    Sassytat Just Hatched

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    OooOoo Thanks!! :D
     
  5. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your new flock.
     
  6. sunnychickfarm

    sunnychickfarm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. [​IMG]Glad you joined us!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Be very vigilant with the dogs - they want to play with the chickens, and that adds up to dead chickens. It's best to always keep dogs and chickens securely apart.
     
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  9. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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