Newbie from Wisconsin

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wolben, Feb 28, 2014.

  1. wolben

    wolben Hatching

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    I got Guinea hens to naturally get rid ticks last spring, Down to just 2. Fox n hawks got some. Want to get some tamable chickens that lay regular size eggs.
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] everything loves chickens, the predators will be after them as well.
     
  3. wolben

    wolben Hatching

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    The guinee started living on the roof eves and I couldn't get them in pen at night. I clipped some wings to keep em off roof. Big mistake they got eaten by fox over time. No more clipped wings. Coax everybody into coop at night . I will be more vigilant this year...
     
  4. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - understand that the chickens will also be vulnerable to predation.
     
  7. Alright [​IMG] it's great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]





    Wow I guess you had to learn the hard way about clipping the wings [​IMG]


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