Hello From Kentucky

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kohair, Apr 8, 2016.

  1. kohair

    kohair Hatching

    Apr 8, 2016
    Wellington, KY
    Hello everyone! I've lived on a small family farm my entire life and have raised cattle, horses and lots of tobacco. My wife recently convinced me that we needed our own coop with chickens. So with the help of my brother -in- law and BYC I started with 12 chicks in my laundry room. I'm now down to 9 but they seem to be doing well at 3 wks. I'm currently working on the coop and I hope to have it ready before they get feathered out. I currently have 3 Golden Laced Wyandottes, 2 Columbian Rocks, 1 Black Breasted Red Phoenix, 1 Easter Egger and 2 Cuckoo Marans. I tried to get a mix to see what I like and because its fun. This is a great site and I hope to one day be able to contribute to the vast wealth of knowledge that is on this site. Until that day comes I'll keep reading and learning.

    Keith O'Hair

  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome Keith

    Glad you could join the flock! Congrats on your chicks :celebrate That's a lovely mix you have there and a great way of getting to know what you will like by getting a good mix. Good luck with your coop build, I hope it all goes to plan. Have you checked out the coop section? Lots of great ideas that will help you I'm sure. Here is the link ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    Wishing you and your wife the very best of luck with your chicken adventures in the future. Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help you along the way.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

    Jan 10, 2013
    Hello Keith, [​IMG] so glad you decide to join us.

    So sorry about the losses and hope the others will continue to fare well.

    Get that coop ready, they will outgrow the brooder so, so soon.
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Keith. I always think it's a good idea to try out a few different breeds. Then you can decide what you like best and get more, and rehome others that do not work out.
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Keith and welcome to BYC - great to have you join us. I'm glad to read that BYC has been helpful, and i hope that you get even more out of BYC now that you are a member!

    All the best
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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