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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CluckemUp16, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. CluckemUp16

    CluckemUp16 New Egg

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    Hi all, My friend and BYC devotee introduced me to this site and this is my first post. I have no birds yet, but... hot dang... this all sounds so fun! My eight-year old son has oddly ranked chickens as his number one animal for, oh, five years now, and I'm thinking of surprising him with an actual cage-bird as soon as I can design my own Coop.

    BTW: I was thinking of uploading a few photos of my yard to get help on coop- construction and design ideas, but when I tried uploading photos I get the message "Your account does not have the required permissions to access this page." Any hints on what I should do?

    CluckemUp16
     
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    G'day, and welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. X2 on NorthFlChick; if you haven't done so already, definitely check out the links that she left with you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and a big welcome- get posting ASAP!

    All the best

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. The coops section has designs for all shapes, sizes, etc. Bear in mind that you need to allow 4-5 sq.feet per bird inside the coop (excluding nest boxes & roosts), and 10 sq.feet per bird in the outdoor run. If you will be getting bantam breeds you can get away with a bit less room.
     
  6. CluckemUp16

    CluckemUp16 New Egg

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    Hey NFC! The links are fantastic and thanks for the tip on my gradual induction. I'll post some photos soon. Great to be here.

    Thanks,

    CluckemUp16
     
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    CluckemUp16 New Egg

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    Thanks Michael!
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    You're welcome.
     
  9. CluckemUp16

    CluckemUp16 New Egg

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    Will do and love your Avatar.
     
  10. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Glad the links are helpful to you and I'm looking forward to seeing your pictures! [​IMG]
     

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