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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jebbing, Mar 6, 2015.

  1. jebbing

    jebbing Hatching

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    Hello I am just getting started and need plans to build a coop. I would prefer a chicken tractor that can house 8-12 chickens. I have my brooder ready just need to get the coop built. I will be getting my chicks next week.
     

  2. Welcome to BYC!! I'm so glad you joined the flock!! [​IMG]

    If you have any questions feel free to PM me!!

    -Turkenstein25
     
  3. JJSS89

    JJSS89 Songster

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    You came to the right site. Tractors are great and there are a lot of examples on the site if you utilize the "Search" function.

    The downside to tractors is that they aren't secure against predators
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join to our flock. Good luck in getting your coop built. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chicks are you getting?
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your impending chicks :celebrate Raising chicks is a fantastic experience and very rewarding, something I enjoy very much. Here are a couple of links that should help you with lots of ideas for coop/tractor
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/housing-and-feeding-your-chickens
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    Wishing you the very best of luck with your new chicken adventure. Be sure to ask any questions you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly. Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined our "flock!"
     

  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    Good luck with your future chicks! What breeds are you planning on getting?
     
  9. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us, good luck with your building plans and new adventure in raising your own chickens.
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     

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