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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by egg house, Apr 15, 2016.

  1. egg house

    egg house Hatching

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    Just wanted to share my coop that I built in February with my kids. I bought 12 mature red buff orpintons and built this coop for them. Since I'm in the building trades I got a little crazy but my coop couldn't have turned out better! Most of the materials used were western red cedar and cypress. I'm averaging 8-12 eggs per day right now. I have been wanting chickens for a few years and jumped at the chance of having my own fresh eggs to share and sell to friends and family. Looking forward to sharing and reading about everyone else's experiences! Rick
     

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  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens - nice build, did you do it all yourself?
     
  4. egg house

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    Yes I sure did! I specialize in cedar so this project came to me with ease and I got to use my creative side :)
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi Rick and welcome to BYC - great coop!

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced poultry keepers - loads of info on anything poultry. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - just type the name of your state in the search box.

    All the best
    CT
     
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
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