built new chicken coop, need farm land to trial it

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by trotta88, Dec 15, 2015.

  1. trotta88

    trotta88 New Egg

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    Hi there,
    My boyfriend and I are in the process of designing a self-cleaning chicken coop. He raised chickens his whole life in Massachusetts and we wanted to tackle the number one problem of chicken coops which is the plethora of chicken stool that causes unpleasant odors, spreads bacteria to the chickens, and can contaminate the food. We created a small scale chicken coop to trial it out. We live in Washington, D.C. which does not allow backyard chickens. Are there any farmers in Maryland that anyone can recommend that would allow us to trial our chicken coop? We would pay for everything. Thanks for your help and advice, it is greatly appreciated!

    Chelsea
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Chelsea. Glad you decided to join our flock. I would suggest posting on our Maryland thread at https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/63745/maryland-thread. Perhaps someone their can help you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. Birdrain92

    Birdrain92 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself comfortable and ask any questions you may have.
     
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  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Chelsea, Welcome to Backyard chickens. Wish you luck with your chicken coop project.
     
  5. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Hope your self-cleaning coop is a success!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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