FNG here from KC area

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by sampson, Mar 30, 2015.

  1. sampson

    sampson Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok so I've been lurking here for a few months, not registering until now.

    Great resource for new start-ups.

    Learned a lot that i didn't know before

    parents had chickens a few years ago, I think they didn't want to maintain them anymore and sold them all off.

    So I got some used equpiment and a decent cage for transporting them ut otherwise I had to start from scratch

    so here's an Imgur album of my girls (i call then the white bitches) cause they are 4- 2 year old white leghorns, and have pretty much flocked up as a group.

    http://imgur.com/a/qZMSx

    [​IMG] here's the flock on the way home

    [​IMG] children love chickenses

    [​IMG]hmmm how to stop that pecking

    [​IMG] patrolling their new urban yard

    [​IMG] assembled, but pre paint and nesting box

    (yes i used chicken wire instead of hardware cloth. little to no varmint problems in this city, rarely we see racoons, but they go for trash because it's far easier than getting into a coop)

    [​IMG] first egg in the nesting box


    [​IMG] this is my exterior filling port for dumping feed. works great, but could be larger

    [​IMG] finished product complete with laying box.
     
    Last edited: Mar 30, 2015
  2. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello, and welcome to BYC![​IMG] I'm glad you joined our community.

    Nice coop! Good luck with your flock.
     
  3. sampson

    sampson Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I get a lot of info here about best practices so I figured I'd at least contribute to the cause with some pics.
     
  4. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Loving the Autumn Weather Premium Member

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens, I think the hens lay better eggs if you put Titleist Pro V's in the nest box instead of Topflights..[​IMG] Lots of folks think chickens don't respond to the golf balls in nest trick - your hen is proof, they do..
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined! :)
     

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