Brand New and Just Getting Started

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Trapper66, Dec 11, 2013.

  1. Trapper66

    Trapper66 New Egg

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    Got the urge to start raising chickens by reading an article on bamboo growing. Guy kept his flock of chickens penned around his bamboo. The chicken bamboo grew better than the chicken-less bamboo. So, I started researching and one thing led to another.

    I am now in the process of building an 8' by 48' chicken coop/run and an additional 3' by 50' covered fenceline for quail. My wife thinks I'm a little nuts but aren't we all?

    Really want to raise some heritage birds and a few bantams. Don't really need the extra food/meat/eggs but I am sure it will be nice once it starts. Have the coop all drawn out, pvc ready for the water supply, and the conduit for the electricity. As soon as the weather cooperates, I will put the coop together.

    So, I would like to thank everyone in advance for their input. The info I've read already has been extremely helpful.
    Great site.

    Coop
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Good luck on your chicken & quail raising adventure! :)
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  4. Shalom Farm

    Shalom Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome and best of luck!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Coop, welcome to BYC. A little 'nuts' may be an asset when keeping poultry. Good luck in your projects.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    I don't think you are the least bit nuts - sounds like you put a lot of good thought into your plans. Hope they all come to fruition in 2014
     

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