Hello from Va

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Deviant, Mar 10, 2012.

  1. Deviant

    Deviant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have been thinking about getting some chickens for the last three years now. I think I will do it this year....... i think lol. I looked at a few places that sell Chicken Coops and I was like OMG $1000 for that? So I have started making my own, I had a pile of lumber in the back yard so don't know what I will make. So far I have a 3x5 floor and I need to start on the walls. If you think you can help just tell me what I should try or do. [​IMG]
     
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio.....glad you joined. Sounds like you have a good start on your coop. Check out the coop pages here. They are fabulous and I got all my ideas from there. Best of luck to you. Enjoy your new chickens.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.. No need to build something fancy, I certainly didnt. The key is to ensure the inside of their coop is dry at all times. Make sure it's vented as well.
     
  4. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  5. Deviant

    Deviant Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thank you all one thing I did want to know is how long do I need my coop up and running before I buy the chicks?
     
  6. Barred Babies

    Barred Babies Red Roof Farms

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    Welcome!! [​IMG]
     
  7. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    Welcome to BYC!

    You can check craigslist for coops. I bought this one for $150.00.

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  8. k3llyVA

    k3llyVA Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I'm a Virginia newbie too- from Arlington, where we can't keep chickens yet. Be sure to checkout the "Virginia" thread in the "Where am I? Where are you!" forum to meet more Virginia folks.
     
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  9. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!

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  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     

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