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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Oghdoff, May 24, 2011.

  1. Oghdoff

    Oghdoff Chirping

    May 24, 2011
    SE Texas
    I'm Kevin from Texas. Growing up, I had family members who always had chickens and such around. Now that I have a house and land to do so, I thought I would start as well. I currently have 30 chickens (1 Ameraucana Roo(Tuffy), 9 RIR(8 hens and a Roo(Buddy)), 9 Production Reds, 5 Black Australorps, and 5 Buff Orpingtons), 6 turkeys(2 Eastern, 2 Bronze, and 2 Black Spanish), a Jack Russel Terrorist(Katy), and a Chihuahua(Bailey). After I get these settled in I'd also like to have ducks. I have been poking around on this site for the past month or so. I really like how everyone tries to help one another out and how informative this site is. Currently I'm working on twin coops made of galvanized metal studs from a store my friend was demoing and old tin from an old flea market my grandparents had. The runs will be made of tree timbers from the groth in my fence rows and 2 x 4 welded wire. The roosts will be made fromt he limbs of the trees I am using for timbers and the nesting boxes will be scraps from my uncle's remodeling business. I have still been looking into the proper room needed for turkeys. They are 2 months to a week old so I still have plenty of time before they are in need of a larger enclosure.

  2. mlward

    mlward Chirping

    Oct 19, 2010
    Tuscarora, NY
    Hello [​IMG] and welcome Kevin from NY! [​IMG]
  3. [​IMG] First let me say: Your life is not complete with out ducks! Welcome to BYC, and have fun exploring!
  4. Attack Chicken

    Attack Chicken [IMG]emojione/assets/png/2665.png?v=2.2.7[/IMG] Hu

    Sep 25, 2008
    Indianapolis, IN
    [​IMG] from Indiana!!!: frow
    Last edited: May 24, 2011
  5. mamawolf544

    mamawolf544 Unbreakable Heart

    Apr 29, 2009
    alvarado, Tx
    [​IMG] from central Texas [​IMG]
    I have ducks and geese, I love them but they sure are nasty!!!!! [​IMG] But they are so fun to watch.
  6. Chickencoop1996

    Chickencoop1996 Songster

    Apr 28, 2011
    southern nh
  7. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms Premium Member

    Sep 20, 2009
    On the Farm!
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Louisiana!

  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

    Aug 3, 2007
    Oberlin, OH
    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. [​IMG]
  9. Desert Rooster

    Desert Rooster El Gallo Del Desierto

    Sep 4, 2010
    Hesperia, Ca
    Hello [​IMG] from Hesperia,CA and [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  10. what's kickin' chicken

    what's kickin' chicken Songster

    Jan 23, 2011
    [​IMG] Hi [​IMG]

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