Hello from Colorado

tigerlily1117

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My husband and I finally decided we are going to get chickens so we are now in the phase of designing our own coop. Any suggestions would be great!
 

Mountain Peeps

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Welcome!!!!!!! I live in CO also! Make sure the coop is bigger than you are planning on as chicken keeping is addictive! Provide one nest for every two hens you keep. Below are attachments that may help. Enjoy this website and we are here to help
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https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/keeping-your-chickens-healthy
https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/how-much-room-do-chickens-need
https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/quick-guide-to-common-brooder-and-coop-bedding-materials

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Kelsie2290

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Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Mountain Peeps gave you some great links to get you started, be sure to check out the Coops section for lots of ideas! Good luck with your coop build! And you might want to check out your state thread for more of your neighbors and if they have any suggestions for dealing with the weather etc in your area https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/68894/colorado
 

TwoCrows

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Welcome to BYC!

Looks like you have gotten some great advice and links to read! So I will wish you all the best in your new adventure and welcome to our flock!
 

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