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Hello all, from Joanne, way up in the Yukon Territory of Canada...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Yukonchick, Feb 28, 2012.

  1. Yukonchick

    Yukonchick Songster

    What an informative site. We're going to be building a hen house soon and could use all the tips we can get.[​IMG]
     

  2. Hi, If your anywhere in cold climate, you need a well insulated hen house.But before you can build a hen house, you must keep in mind to find a breed of chicken that's sturdy to the cold...
    My first tip is to find the best kind of wood to build the coop, the wood depends on what you have available to you. I would suggest pine or cedar. Build the coop to be sturdy and weather-resistant; this means from wind, snow, hail and other possibilities. But I'm not a coop expert so to help I would suggest putting hay in the coop stalls and maybe painting it a dark color so that it will absorb the heat of the sun. I hope this helps!
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  3. Kevin565

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  4. ChickenLeg

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    I usually dont take kindly to canadians but ill make an exception for BYC... JUST KIDDING!
    I'm glad you've joined BYC! You'll find a vast amount of knowledge and acquire many friendships
    in the meantime! Welcome from America ;)
     
  5. DDNONIN2016

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio...glad you joined. The coop page here is where I found all my information for building my coop. Good luck
     
  6. MSDeb

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    Welcome to BackYardChickens
     
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  9. WELCOME TO BYC!!! All the way from Mindanao Philippines... [​IMG]
     
  10. 1muttsfan

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     

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