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Warwick lad

  • Joined Dec 2021
Hello from Warwickshire
« on: December 07, 2021, 06:55:27 am »
Hi everyone....BJ signing in looking for answers to questions that my wife & I will no doubt come up with as from last Tue we took 9 POL chooks into our life.  :innocent:

We live on a small farm where the owner had chickens until about 7 or 8 years back when Mr fox got in and killed the entire coop in one night.

The old coop is still usable, it comes with a large run 40 mts x 5 mts surrounded by a 6' netting fence, that needs a couple of posts re-newing. For the time being,  I've erected a smaller run inside the large one covered with a polypropylene tarp covering as per Defra on this bird flu.  :fc:  I've also installed an electric fence we're doing our best to keep foxy out at all cost...no fox is getting our girls if I have my way. ;)

That's all for now....I'm off to look at plans for building a new coop.

Cheers BJ.




SallyintNorth

  • Joined Feb 2011
  • Cornwall
  • Rarely short of an opinion but I mean well
    • Trelay Cohousing Community
Re: Hello from Warwickshire
« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2021, 09:57:10 am »
Sorry we have been so long greeting you, @Warwick lad.  For some reason this post had not appeared on my "unread posts" feed and I have only just spotted it.

Congratulations on getting back into choox  :chook:.  How are the new girls settling in? 
Don't listen to the money men - they know the price of everything and the value of nothing

Live in a cohousing community with small farm for our own use.  Dairy cows (rearing their own calves for beef), pigs, sheep for meat and fleece, ducks and hens for eggs, veg and fruit growing

Penninehillbilly

  • Joined Sep 2011
  • West Yorks
Re: Hello from Warwickshire
« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2021, 11:49:55 am »
Hi and welcome WL, again, apologies for late welcome, our phone line was down 4 weeks due to Arwen, seems I've missed a lot of messages.
Hope you can keep the red villain out, and good luck with your chucks, are they a particular breed?

Rosemary

  • Joined Oct 2007
  • Barry, Angus, Scotland
    • The Accidental Smallholder
Re: Hello from Warwickshire
« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2021, 05:49:52 pm »
As above  - belated greetings from  :sunshine: Carnoustie!

Warwick lad

  • Joined Dec 2021
Re: Hello from Warwickshire
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2022, 05:50:40 am »
Thanks, everyone I did wonder if there was a problem  ;)  but the old adage "better late than never"  put it right :wave:

 

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