Hello from New York

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by nymedic, Apr 23, 2016.

  1. nymedic

    nymedic New Egg

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    Hello everyone. I'm new to raising chickens, we just were given a coop. We haven't picked out our new family members yet, we have some work to do on the coop. Let us know what you think we can do to improve their new living quarters. Open to any suggestions. Thank you![​IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! It looks like you are off to a good start with your new chicken adventures. You might like to pop by the coop section where there are some great ideas and designs. Here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coop_Designs

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  3. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Close off the opening under the coop - or else birds will get in there and it looks much too low, for them to be able to turn and get out. Cover the run, so they can't fly out and hopefully nothing can fly in. The kennel run fencing has spaces too wide, predators will be able to get through there or at least reach a body part and bite it off ( a specialty of raccoons.)
    I would back the run fencing with 1/2" hardware cloth for much better security.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     

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