New to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by farmgirlwannabetoo, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. farmgirlwannabetoo

    farmgirlwannabetoo New Egg

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    Welcome, NC
    I don't even have my chickens yet. Just trying to learn so that I won't kill them with bad information. My coop is my grandaughter's playhouse renovated for chickens.
    I have two Labs, a big flea-bit gray horse, and a large pinto pony
    My biggest concern for my soon-to-be chickens are the raccoons, owls, hawks, weasels, dogs and foxes.
     
  2. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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    Madisonville, TN
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  3. william9792

    william9792 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. citalk2much

    citalk2much Twilight Blessings Farm

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    GR MI: TN bound!
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  5. EngieKisses

    EngieKisses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We use deer netting over the run for help keeping the flying predators away, and a radio on a talk station.
     
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  6. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Our dogs keep most predators away during the day(except hawks). At night you want to make sure you predator proof the play house to be coop.
     
  7. vfem

    vfem Yoga...The Chicken Pose

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    Welcome from another NC chicken raiser!

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    You'll get some GREAT info here... this is where I got started before I got my first ones.
     
  8. chickorama

    chickorama Chillin' With My Peeps

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    a secure house will take are of all of the predators. No cracks, and you're fine.
     
  9. Cats Critters

    Cats Critters Completely Indecisive

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  10. Chickenhatcher89

    Chickenhatcher89 Chillin' With My Peeps

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