Newest member! (As of right now)

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by JessMay, Jul 23, 2019.

  1. JessMay

    JessMay Chirping

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    hey everyone! After seeing these forums everywhere and getting so many helpful questions answered I finally decided to join.. mostly because I needed some answers to my question about my guinea that flew into a darn tree tonight I’m new to the farm life.. living on a horse farm for almost a year and decided to get some chickens beginning of the year.. although our coop must have not been very critter proof ( we lost 6 chickens to coons and hawks.. :( ) we figured it out and now have 6 healthy hens, 4 guinea keets and 6 turkeys who live in a secure coop! Thanks for any warm welcomes in advance!!
     
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello, Jess, and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
     
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  3. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Songster

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    :welcome I heard guineas were hard to get them to roost in the same spot they like to go in trees.
     
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  4. JessMay

    JessMay Chirping

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    I’ve heard that too.. I’m just nervous it’ll get eaten by a coon or it won’t be able to find its way back. They’re pretty young only about 6 weeks old.. I was prepared for it to be hard to get them to roost but I was not expecting such a young one to fly into a 40 foot tree
     
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  5. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock! I have a feeling that your guineas are going to try to roost in the trees nightly.
     
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  6. igorsMistress

    igorsMistress Crossing the Road Barefoot

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    Hi Jess! Good luck getting the guineas out of the trees.
     
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  7. Top Rooster

    Top Rooster Songster

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    Hopefully it survives the night and if you can catch it in the morning you could trim it’s wings so it can’t fly anymore.
     
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  8. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Thank you for joining us at Backyard Chickens, the pulse beat of the chicken community.
     
  10. BirdsBeesTrees

    BirdsBeesTrees Crowing

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    Hi! :frow :welcome
     

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