Hello from Alabama

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Debbie AKH, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Debbie AKH

    Debbie AKH New Egg

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    I am new to this site and to raising chickens .I will be adding chickens to our acreage within the next 3 months.Any advice ? I would like to have no more than 10 chicken -mostly for eggs right now and within a year chickens for meat.I don't want a big
    coop ,just simple .Any advice would be greatly appreciated !!
    Cheers,
    Debbie
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  3. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    Google the Henderson's chicken chart, that is very fun too

    Plan on a coop big enough for 4 square feet of floor space per bird
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
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  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from washington state glad you joined us!
     
  7. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome To BYC!!
     
  8. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Check out our Learning Center for some great how-to-get-started tips. And the Coops section for lots of nice coop designs, from small to huge!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Debbie, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! Sounds like others have already given you great advice so let me just say best wishes to you and your chickens!
     

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