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Ten Hens In Massachusetts

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tenhens, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. tenhens

    tenhens In the Brooder

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    Good morning everybody!

    I'm the proud owner of ten lovely girls in Massachusetts! We purchased them in May through a reputable hatchery and have since build a great coop and run and are getting them ready for the winter months ahead! Although from what I understand given they are in a secure draft free coop and will have access to plenty of fresh food and water they will do pretty good....

    My biggest challenge is allowing them supervised free ranging without being anxious all the time.[​IMG]

    We live in a partially wooded area and I know they love being out running around. I also probably have a false sense of security when "babysitting" them as I understand most predators work pretty quick. Probably faster than I could even get off the deck to help... I know I will always be home when they are out of their run but wish I could relax a little! Guess this is just one of the challenges of being in love [​IMG] .
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  5. AK Baha

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    [​IMG] is your coop well ventilated so that condensation will not form inside and cause chickens to get frostbite in winter?
     
  7. tenhens

    tenhens In the Brooder

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    Yes it is thanks. We kept that in mind when we build it.[​IMG]
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     

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