Hello From RI

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by aquafarmerri, Oct 27, 2016.

  1. aquafarmerri

    aquafarmerri Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everyone! I just recently got a flock, haven't had them in 30 years. I guess it's like riding a bike...well I hope anyways. I got 25 day old chics from Murry McMurry they are 16 days old now! [​IMG]

    Any advice would be great, as you can see I built a brooder and now need to build the coop as the weather in RI is turning quickly.
     
  2. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I actually just started writing an article on coop building.
     
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  3. aquafarmerri

    aquafarmerri Out Of The Brooder

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    Would love to read it![​IMG]
     
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  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome! Pleased you joined our community! Glad you are back in the chicken game after a long absence. If you feel you need a tune up, the Learning Center is a great place for that https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Best wishes and thanks for joining BYC! :)
     
  5. ChickenLover200

    ChickenLover200 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. aquafarmerri

    aquafarmerri Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, I actually have been reading everything on here for months now, I couldn't remember how to log in on the old account (new phone, so there went all my sign in and passwords) so I started a new one when I got the new chics. I was thinking that I want to harden the chics off as safely and as quickly as possible as in RI we never know what Mother Nature is going to toss at us next. One day it's 78 and the next it's 32...you know what they say if you don't like the weather wait a minute...lol!

    I'm handy with tools so I was thinking to build a basic shed 7x16 for my 25 chicks, no typical insulation but have been saving water bottles and I am going to use them in the walls to prevent drafts with builders fabric to hold them up and keep the mice out...thoughts?
     
  7. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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  8. RodNTN

    RodNTN Following Jesus

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    Hi and [​IMG] Glad you joined us! You have been given some great advice so I will just say have a great time on BYC and best wishes! [​IMG]
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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