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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by GeneralLeia, Feb 28, 2017.

  1. GeneralLeia

    GeneralLeia Just Hatched

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    Hi,

    We did that thing where we acquired chickens before building the coop. So we are working on that now, using mostly recycled materials, and fortunately we have an unused concrete slab on our property.

    The chicks have been enjoying their Mama Heating Pad cave, so grateful I found that thread here!
     
  2. chickenweirdo1

    chickenweirdo1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Great to have another poultry lover! Enjoy them while they are young they grow up to fast![​IMG]
     
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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  4. LauraBrown

    LauraBrown Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, GeneralLeia, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our community! Best of luck with your coop construction and thank you for joining BYC!! [​IMG]
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Good, a concrete base will keep rodents from digging up through the bottom. How large do you plan to make the coop?
     
  7. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    Thanks for joining us. Good luck with your coop build!
     
  8. GeneralLeia

    GeneralLeia Just Hatched

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    Thank you! I will do that!

    Still somewhat up in the air! Large enough for 6, though we only have 5 chicks (and we can't be 100% that a couple of them are pullets). With a connected run, walk in height, and then an additional "free ranging" yard.



    Thank you everyone!
     
  9. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! Glad you joined us, hope you enjoy it here as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     
  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

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

    As you have already received some good advice and links, I will just wish you all the best.

    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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