newbie from kentucky

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tabbymatsu, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. tabbymatsu

    tabbymatsu New Egg

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    Hello I am new here! Prepping for my chicks coming in June! I am very excited but very nervous. I am creating my coop and run from scratch and could use any advice. I also have two huskies and I am not sure how they will interact with the chickens. I am in J-town right outside of Louisville. any advice is appreciated!!!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    You might want to check out our learning center here on BYC for some tips and hints on raising your new babies...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Be very careful with dogs and chickens. Many dogs will always see chickens as dinner. There are several threads in the archives about training dogs and chickens. Here is a link to a page with several threads on keeping dogs and chickens together..

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/newsearch?search=training+Dogs+and+chickens

    Great to have you aboard and enjoy BYC!
     
  3. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]





    You might want to reinforce the fencing around the coop to keep
    the dogs out of the coop and try to keep the coop well sealed up
    down to a 1/2" inch just to keep the predators out .......
     
  4. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

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    from Washington state glad you joined us!
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Don't be nervous. Do your preparation, and things will be fine.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    The Learning Center has loads of useful advice.
     

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