So glad I found this site

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Mom12x, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. Mom12x

    Mom12x New Egg

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    We've had chickens for about 5 years now. We keep a variety of RIR, Americanas, Bard Rocks, Silver Wyandotts, and we have a couple Buffs. We try to keep around 30 hens, but lost several in the last few months to critters. We currently have 19 but will be building our flock back up this Spring.
    Looking forward to exploring the site!
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Is electric fencing an option for you - just to send predators on their way.
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. Mom12x

    Mom12x New Egg

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    Not really - my boys just did some major renovations on our coop, though. For years we didn't shut our coop at night, with no problems. Then we started losing them last year, and locked them down at night (which is when they would disappear). Then raccoons were getting in a killing them. Since the coop has been redone, we haven't lost any, and will be setting a trap for any critters that get too close.
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Good luck with your flock and enjoy BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    We are glad that you have joined our community - welcome to BYC.
     
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

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