Hello from northern Illinois

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by haunani, Feb 20, 2017.

  1. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    Getting ready to dive into the world of backyard chickens. We want to use an existing outbuilding and modify part of it as a coop.

    I'm sure I'll be asking lots of questions about fitting it out and securing the run area for them.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC - great that you have joined us.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224


    All the best
    CT
     
  3. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - so glad you've joined us! Converting an existing structure can be a lot of fun -- if you take a gander at the "coops" tab up top you can get some ideas of things you may want to incorporate into your new setup.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  5. haunani

    haunani Out Of The Brooder

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    I know I'll be asking questions when we start working on it!
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, haunani, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best wishes on the coop conversion and future flock! [​IMG]
     
  7. N F C

    N F C got coffee? Premium Member Project Manager

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    Make yourself at home here and always feel free to ask questions!
     
  8. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Howdy, and welcome to the flock! Glad you decided to join us, please make yourself at home here and enjoy BYC! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  9. silkieRaiser

    silkieRaiser Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hope to see you and your poultry around the forums!!!
     
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under haunani [​IMG] Welcome!

    Good luck with the modifications.

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun. Unlike non chicken loving friends, family and colleagues, BYC’ers never tire of stories or pictures that feature our feathered and non feathered friends [​IMG]
     

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