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tuckeb2

Hatching
6 Years
Apr 28, 2013
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Hi I love to raise chickens.. I had 50 chickens back in 2007 and had so much trouble with the coons in our area.. Miss the chicks so bad. My husband is kicking and screaming the whole way but I want my chickens back.! Miss them
 

CharlieXD

Chirping
6 Years
Apr 28, 2013
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In a box
welcome to BYC, tuckeb2!
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nikki1

Songster
8 Years
Oct 16, 2011
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Eatonville, WA
LOTS of ideas on here on how to protect your birds. Toss a question out on the "coop construction" or "predators and pests" forums, and watch the suggestions pour in. Good luck, and while you're waiting for eggs, scare up some great recipes for your hubby's favorite egg-based dishes. You'll win him over in no time!
 

drumstick diva

Still crazy after all these years.
Premium Feather Member
11 Years
Aug 26, 2009
137,459
258,504
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Out to pasture
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you'll have to build a coop and run like ft.knox - no predators welcome. If you free range, you would be better to have some kind of livestock protection dog- or use electric fencing.

lots of husbands(or wives) seem to be very resistant until they actually see the chicks- and then really like them. Hope it works that way for you.
 

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