Dubai, U.A.E. New to BYC and need advice/assistance getting started in Dubai

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mothership, Aug 21, 2014.

  1. mothership

    mothership Hatching

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    Hello everyone: We are expats from California, living in Dubai. Our family wants to raise our own egg laying chickens (5 or less). I have been online looking for information/advice on how to get a luxury coop built here in Dubai as well as trying to find out where to purchase our chicks. Is there anyone out there currently located in Dubai who might be able to direct us? Fingers crossed!
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    I don't think we have a thread in our Where am I Where are You section in your area, but you might start one here to see if you can locate some others in your area. BYC....https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    Hopefully others will chime in on your thread and help you locate chicks, coops, and supplies. :)

    Welcome to our flock!
     
    Last edited: Aug 22, 2014
  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging

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    Hi and welcome to BYC fro northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Hopefully you can find some local chicken keepers - good luck!
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Good luck with starting your own flock! Feel free to ask plenty of chicken questions--we're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  5. BayBay Peepers

    BayBay Peepers Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  8. I haven't seen anyone from UAE, perhaps you can ask some locals. I'm pretty sure the egg laying chickens there are very different than the ones most people on this site have.

    Please keep us updated on how it turns put.

    As for a coop, it would probably be better to just build one out of scrap.
    What kind of predators do you have to deal with? Aerial I would assume, and snakes. Probably feral dogs?
     
  9. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! You might also do a search on Dubai and PM members from there.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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