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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by rc4u, Feb 3, 2014.

  1. rc4u

    rc4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2014
    I am from North Dakota and we have had a darn cold winter. Anyway I am going to raise chickens again. our house is on a one acre lot and the back yard goes into a tall grass field and then into the woods to the river. I used to be a builder and have an old one ton van like the bread trucks you see.. I am going to convert it for one of my coops as it is all aluminum inside and then the front has the big flat window. Should work good and I will take pics after warm weather hits and I get it done...then my other coop will be my 30 year old a frame play house I built for my daughter. the floor is total rot but I will use the roof and use pallets to build some sides for it. behind my 30x40 shop I have a large fenced it portion for my dogs and will separate in w one for dogs and one for chickens. and they will have access to the rest of the yard to range when we are out..
    my chicks will arrive on march 20th from pulley poultry. 10 buff ops and 5 astrolups , 5 RIR. 5 salmon favrols, 5 gold laced wyodotes.. will keep 10-12 for eggs . then I will probably get another batch to butcher for October..
    well just wanted to say and give some info...jeff
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

    Apr 8, 2012
    Northern California
    Welcome to BYC! The bread truck sounds like it will need a ton of ventilation due to it being metal, good luck to you.
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

    Feb 18, 2011
    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Sounds like you will have a colorful flock!
  4. TwoCrows

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

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop

    Good luck with your new babies and enjoy BYC!
  5. JDchicks

    JDchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2012
    Southeast Alabama
    Great to have you join!
  6. rc4u

    rc4u Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 3, 2014
  7. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright Jeff, [​IMG] great to have you in the BYC flock [​IMG]

    Well I guess you now need to call it our group as you are officially a member [​IMG]
  8. Cynthia12

    Cynthia12 Always Grateful Premium Member

    Apr 11, 2010

    Good luck on your coops. Will have to post photos of them when you are done.
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture

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