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Hello from Edgewater FL

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Hi, I'm Dave. I saw that "how they grow chickens commercially" video one too many times last year:barnieand decided to build my own coop and run. So last January I looked around this site at different coops (very helpful) and went to work. Ended up with a 3 x 4 x 10' coop along side a 10 x 20 x 5'7" run. Started with four Red Stars and now have six girls that I think are pretty happy with their digs:cd. I'm not wringing any necks, just producing eggs and having fun.

See the lizard on the post hamming it up? Had no idea he was there when I took the pic haha.

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Edited by Dave Robbins - 10/6/13 at 7:54am
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hi ya Dave  :thumbsup welcome !!!!

 

you've a lovely set up 

 

I like your wee friend  :)

 

 

 

 

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Welcome to BYC :frow Nice looking set-up and a very pretty lizard!

 

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“Listen to the mustn'ts, child. Listen to the don'ts. Listen to the shouldn'ts, the impossibles, the won'ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me... Anything can happen, child. Anything can be.” 

 

~ Shel Silverstein
 

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Welcome to BYC! :frow

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If only I could fight just a little longer, I know it make me stronger. So I'll just keep holding on to what I believe. Oh, I believe in You! Give me the strength to fight and the heart to believe. When it's hard to believe in You. ~Holding On by Jamie Grace

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post #5 of 9

Hi, Dave, welcome to BYC - nice set up.

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post #6 of 9

Hello and welcome. :welcome

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post #7 of 9

:welcome wait till your chickens find that lizard....

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Thanks for the welcome folks and I KNOW drumstick. If something wanders in to the enclosure it most likely isn't getting out!

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Welcome to BYC! A little extra protein for your chickens lol.

Elizabeth

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