Down Under Newbie

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by BUNDYMARK, Oct 25, 2014.

  1. BUNDYMARK

    BUNDYMARK New Egg

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    Hi All,
    We have been looking at backyard chickens for quite a while now and thought it was time we joined.We keep bantam chooks in our yard and the kids jus love them.We have Silkies,Frizzles and De Uccle's(I hope I spelt that right) and are on the lookout for a new coop.The Wichita style coop seems like it will suit us perfectly and will fit in the space behind the shed and give our son something to get his teeth into and see that there is more to life than the X Box.I must say he is keen to get started as he keeps asking if I have got the STUFF YET,so I guess I better get to it.
    Thanks Bundymark
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you joined the flock. Sounds like you have some lovely birds there. I too have frizzle polish and just love them. Also my son is the same with the XBOX has finally realised there is more to life than it. Chickens are a great way of getting kids outside and getting them learning about caring about animals. Good luck with your chickens and new coop :frow
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    G'Day Bundymark - sometimes you just have to lock the kids outside to expose them to the wonders of nature. You've got some neat birds, would love to see photos of them. BTW Welcome to Backyard chickens. We also have a first class aussie thread "Australia, six states and one funny little island." if you want to see what others are up to.
     
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Time to get the stuff and please share pics of your project!
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us. I know your son will enjoy the chicken experience and am sure they will be more fun than X box.

    The Wichita Cabin coop has worked well for us and my hens love their home. But we did have to expand once they were grown.

    Good luck with your plans.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Good luck with all your poultry projects and welcome to our flock!
     
  7. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  10. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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