Excited new guy!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by RodP, Mar 16, 2013.

  1. RodP

    RodP Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi all, I'm Rod. A family friend raised "backyard" chickens for a year before they had to move to an area that did not allow them, but they had them long enough to make me want to do it myself. They gave me a book that they thought I would like "A Chicken In Every Yard" written by Robert and Hannah Litt it is very well written and I enjoyed it very much. I had an old 4X6 foot shed that I have turned into a coop, and I built a 6X16 foot run with 4 feet of it protected from rain. I have purchased a heat lamp and feeders and will be using a spare bath tub as a brooder for my chicks that will be arriving the second week of July.[​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, RodP, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! You sound good to go! Best of luck in your chicken endeavor!
     
  3. Megan Amber

    Megan Amber Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Rod! I'm Megan. Congrats on the chickens! What breed did you decide to go with?
     
  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Rod, good luck with those chicks when they arrive - welcome to BYC.
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. ChickenPeep

    ChickenPeep Faith & Feathers

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    [​IMG]From Kansas! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. RodP

    RodP Out Of The Brooder

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    Humm...I must have done something wrong, my post is not here. Ok I will try again...I am a little concerned that my hens will have to duck to get into the nest box's do you folks think this will be a problem? The opening to get into the box"s is only 9" high
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