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Hello from Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by DevilsRival, Sep 20, 2016.

  1. DevilsRival

    DevilsRival New Egg

    Sep 5, 2016
    I grew up around chickens but this is the first flock of my own. We bought 9 Ameraucana and 2 Orpington that were about a week old (born Aug 6th.) We lost one orpington and an Ameraucana in the first week or so but the rest are doing well. My kids love them and the dogs want to eat them.

    They're currently in a temporary coop and we let them run around the yard under our supervision. I'm in the process of building a bigger coop and the run is already up. I bought 1½" pipe and water nipples but I'm trying to figure out the best way to attach a spigot to the bucket and then a hose to the pvc. I have the feeder figured out and that's getting done this weekend.

    I've found this site very helpful, thank y'all.

  2. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 14, 2015
    You might find the Coop section and pics to be helpful!!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

    Jul 17, 2011
    North Central Kansas
    Greetings from Kansas, Hollis, and :welcome. Great to have you aboard! Glad you are finding BYC helpful. It truly is a great resource! :)
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  5. QueenMisha

    QueenMisha Queen of the Coop

    Welcome to BYC! It's great to have you.
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Hollis, hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do. Your name brought back memories. When I was just a kid, I started showing dogs and one of the first judges was "Hollis Wilson,"
  7. DevilsRival

    DevilsRival New Egg

    Sep 5, 2016
    Of the 5 or 6 people I've met named Hollis they were all 60+ years old. Most people think it's my last name. Thank y'all for the warm welcome. I'll post pictures of the coop once it's finished.

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