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  1. Redhead Chick

    Redhead Chick New Egg

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    Hello, all! I am fairly new to raising Chickens but I am enjoying them a lot. We started with 6 in the fall of '15. We lost one over the winter, not sure why and in early spring lost another to a Hawk. This past Sept we lost 2 more, at different times to a Fox. We since have added a Rooster and 5 more chicks. We now have 9 of different ages and types. Started with the ISA Brown and the ones we added are Barnvelders and the others are Marans. [​IMG]
    The pic below was when the little ones first went into the coop.

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    ve in Western MI.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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  3. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
     
  4. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Thanks for including some pictures in your intro...always fun to see someone else's flock!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard chickens [​IMG]
     
  6. Athaid

    Athaid Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC.
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens! I am glad you could join us, and I hope you make yourself at home here!
     
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

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  9. TwoCrows

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

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!! [​IMG]

    I am so sorry for your losses! It is never easy to lose them and yes, predators are everywhere!! Build the coop like fort knox...if you are comfortable sleeping in there, the birds will be safe. Watch them closely when free ranging and if you do have lots of issues during the day, use electric fencing, guard dogs or like I do, supervise them while outside.

    Good luck and we do welcome you to our roost! :)
     
  10. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us here! Nice flock! I am sorry to hear about your losses [​IMG] I hope you Enjoy BYC and best wishes!
     

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