newbie from kentucky

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

  1. tabbymatsu

    tabbymatsu New Egg

    Feb 27, 2014
    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

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

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

    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..

    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

    from Washington state glad you joined us!
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

    May 3, 2009
    New Jersey
    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

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    The Learning Center has loads of useful advice.

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