Greetings from Cape Cod!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by peachmyeggs, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. peachmyeggs

    peachmyeggs In the Brooder

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    Hello! First of all, my username was supposed to be POACH my eggs, not peachmyeggs...although I'll be having so many in due time that I might try it! My chicks arrive on the 24th (6). I'm getting the brooder and the outdoor coop and run ready. I'm about to start digging the trench around the run. Any suggestions, do's and/or don'ts? Thanks so much!

    I also just realized that the Brahmans are 30" tall - my oh my! HELP! What to do? I'm afraid for my others!
     
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  2. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    I've never owned Brahmas but I understand they are pretty laid back.
    What trench are you referring to? A predator apron?
    This is how I did mine. No digging required...
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    The edge furthest from the coop is pinned down with landscape pins. I then covered everything with stove but you can just let the grass grow through it.
     
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  4. Meg-in-MT

    Meg-in-MT Crossing the Road

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    Hello! Welcome to BYC!! :frow

    Where did you buy your brahmas? I'm sure it depends on the type, but mine aren't nearly 30" tall. They are also very laid back and friendly birds :) Too funny about the "peach/poach"!

    Feel free to check out the links below for some interesting reading. Good luck on your adventures!
     
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  5. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Crossing the Road

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us.
     
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  6. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki TwatterSpotter

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  7. BlueBaby

    BlueBaby Enabler

    Hello, and welcome! Glad that you joined! Good luck with your flock!
     
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  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Peach and eggs ? Might work. :idunno Welcome to BYC.
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Champion

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    :welcome

    Funny about your member name but now we can call you "Peaches"..."Poaches" just wouldn't have the same ring to it :D

    Thanks for joining and best of luck with your building project!
     
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  10. cluckmecoop7

    cluckmecoop7 Crowing

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    Welcome to the forum!
    Here is one of my Buff Orpington's in one of the nesting boxes:
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