Hello from New Brunswick, Canada

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by TanyaP, Nov 30, 2015.

  1. TanyaP

    TanyaP New Egg

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    Been stalking around for awhile. Have been wanting to get some chickens for over a year now. I think I have hubby almost convinced to build me a coop in the spring. Now I'm trying to gather all the information to build the "perfect" coop for my climate. So.many.decisions!!
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    There are some general guidelines to follow when building a coop but you'll see a whole range of ideas when you see what people come up with. Some things to keep in mind are: 1) make it big enough, 2) make it as secure as you can to protect against predators, 3) make it easy to clean and 4) allow plenty of ventilation.

    You can ask questions about coops here:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/9/coop-run-design-construction-maintenance

    Good luck, thanks for joining us!
     
  4. Wickedchicken6

    Wickedchicken6 No Rest For The WicKed Premium Member

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    "Hi!" from fellow Canadian.[​IMG] I'm from Manitoba...lol.
    I've been lurking for a few months (since this summer[​IMG]) Internet didn't exist last time I had chickens.[​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome. I'm a strong supporter of using sheds as coops. They are ideal and most importantly, it will allow for the age-old problem of chicken maths [​IMG].

    All the best

    CT
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us.

    And good luck with your planning.
     
  7. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. TanyaP

    TanyaP New Egg

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    That's what I was thinking. And I know hubby can build me a good shed, just need a few mods. :)
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. You may be interested in joining the "Canadians - check in here." thread
     

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