Hello from Warrington UK

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jaygrim, Jul 26, 2011.

  1. jaygrim

    jaygrim Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi my name is Jay I'm looking at getting a few chickens finally after wanting some for years. Need some advice though really as I'm not sure if to try building my own coop or buying (they are pretty dear).
     
  2. epignosisjs

    epignosisjs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] You've come to the right place! I don't have [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] yet, but I joined to learn as much as I can before I get started.
    Good luck! [​IMG]
     
  3. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to the world of chickens. Lots of good info on coops on this site. Enjoy!! [​IMG]
     
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    what's kickin' chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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    Luckytaz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
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    texasgal Brood with an Attitude

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    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
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    Highlander Tartan Terror

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  10. The Burg Peeps

    The Burg Peeps Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ontario, Canada! [​IMG]

    We purchased our coop and are now planning on modifying it and making it much larger. My advice would be to do plenty of coop research before making your decision. Take out a few books from your local library on coop building (http://www.amazon.com/Chicken-Coops-Building-Plans-Housing/dp/1580176275) and check out what's available locally as far as pre-assembled or kit coops. I have heard good things about these 2 places: http://www.wholesalechickencoops.com/chickencoop.html and http://www.greenchickencoop.com/Our_Coops.html
    Plus, there are many places to find coop plans to build yourself which tends to be the more economical way to go. There are also great ideas right here on BYC (https://www.backyardchickens.com/coopdesigns.html) which I am sure you have seen. So do plenty of searching and looking around before spending your hard earned cash.

    Any who, good luck!
     

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