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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TRAYE621, Jul 29, 2011.

  1. TRAYE621

    TRAYE621 New Egg

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    Please excuse my chicken ignorance, but, when chickens go into the coop to roost, does the door to the coop need to be closed, and reopened every day?
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    When they are out of the coop are in they in a predator proof run or enclosure? If not predators will soon discover a free meal source and come calling. I'd close the door just to be safe anyway.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Quote:Welcome to BYC. Yes, to prevent predators from getting to them...coons, possums,snakes, cats, dogs, skeeters...chickens are on everybody's menu!
     
  4. TRAYE621

    TRAYE621 New Egg

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    technical daficulties.
     
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  5. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I personally shut my roost door every night. Predator are very smart and hungry, which they will do anything for a chicken meal.
     
  6. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]
     
  7. FeatheredObsessions

    FeatheredObsessions Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The only ignorant question is the question never asked ! Welcome
     
  8. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My coop only has 3 walls...so yeah no door! [​IMG] lol....I should add that I have a coop run combo, so the birds are well protected ( you can see it on my page)

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  9. wava1vaughn

    wava1vaughn Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi from Ga.

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    WELCOME ABOARD.
     
  10. MysticScorpio82

    MysticScorpio82 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome from Maine! [​IMG]
     

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