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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CountryKen, Nov 2, 2009.

  1. CountryKen

    CountryKen New Egg

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    This is the greatest site, I wish it'd been around back in the day when I couldn't find anyone to ask questions about my chickens. Ended up loosing them to a mountain lion back in Calif. that kind of kept me from trying again. Now 20 years later I live in an area southwest of Phoenix called Rainbow Valley and have started building a new coup and run. Plans are to have a dozen or so and I have been reading all the stuff on here to see what I should do and how to do it, I really liked the feeder made from 3" pipe and the insight into how to care for the birds. I know I've learned alot and will learn more. I just want to say thanks to all of you that both post the question and those that awnser them. Now I just need to figure out what kind of girl and from whom will I go to find them.

    I do have a question, which is better for the girls, straw or hay? this would be for the floor and the boxes. Seems like there's alot of options, sand, shavings, straw and hay.
    thanks
     
  2. TheGoldenRoo

    TheGoldenRoo A Crazy and Fun Chicken

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    [​IMG] I don't think there would be a big difference between hay and straw but I know that dirt is good because you don't have to clean it as often...
     
    Last edited: Nov 2, 2009
  3. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from S. Florida! Glad you joined us!
     
  4. michelle1017

    michelle1017 Goat Mama

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    Missouri
    [​IMG] Best of luck with your new flock!
     
  5. babymakes6

    babymakes6 Gifted

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  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

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  7. TipsyDog

    TipsyDog Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 14, 2009
    Aregua, Paraguay
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from PA! I use hay for all bedding since it seems warmer in our cold winters here. I'm sure you can use whatever you'd like!
     
  8. Princess Amri

    Princess Amri Is Mostly Harmless

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    Welcome! I'm glad you like BYC!
     
  9. hen-thusiast

    hen-thusiast Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 8, 2009
    Utah
    [​IMG] from UT!
     
  10. Hoosiermomma

    Hoosiermomma Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 6, 2009
    S.E Ind
    [​IMG] Welcome to Byc from S.E Indiana!!!!
     

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