Hello from minnesota

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CrazyChick86, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. CrazyChick86

    CrazyChick86 New Egg

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    Hi. I'm a newbie to having chickens. I got my first 6 chickens last June. I'm loving having chickens. I in middle of making plans on building a permanent coop right now i have a metal shed that is not the greatest. I'm been had a few of my chickens get frost bite. In the spring I'm getting 5 more chickens and I'm thinking of getting a couple buff geese. :) I'm totally new to this and enjoy learning about what others do!

    Nicole
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Nicole. Glad you decided to our flock. Please feel free to ask any other questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What kind of chickens do you have; and what kind are you planning on getting?
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Minnesota does get cold. I think the small or flat combed breeds are better for escaping frostbite. Whatever type of structure you use for a coop is should be draft free, and have sufficient ventilation - otherwise condensation can fall back on the birds and cause frostbite. Vaseline on combs and wattles can help some.
     
  4. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined.

    It sounds like you have a nice flock already! What breeds of chicken do you have?[​IMG]
     
  6. matt44644

    matt44644 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  9. ChickyChickens

    ChickyChickens Chickening Around

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    Welcome to BYC!!! There are loads of members on here…so if you have ANY questions…just ASK!!!

    Hope you have loads of fun and all your answers answered here on BYC the BEST CHICKEN KEEPING FORUM on EARTH!!

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  10. Rosecomb Lover

    Rosecomb Lover Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Welcome to our flock! We're glad to have you here![​IMG]
     

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