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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by tigers, Dec 14, 2013.

  1. tigers

    tigers New Egg

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    I've never had chickens before, but I'm planning on getting four soon. Any breed recommendations? I live in the Pacific NW. Any tips on coup design?

    Thanks!
     
  2. SA Farm

    SA Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Everyone has their favorite breeds! I would recommend looking through the breed category to find a breed that suits your specific needs [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    if you go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum you can locate and post on your state thread. Find out what type of coops, chickens, feed, etc. your neighbors think is best.
     
  4. boskelli1571

    boskelli1571 Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello & welcome!! I don't think you can go wrong with RIRs' or Welsummers. RIRs' are a bit more friendly, but the Welsummers lay a beautiful egg, both are consistent layers. Personally I have RIR's, Welsummers, Delaware, Marans & a Dominique. These girls do serve me well - except during the molt [​IMG] . Have fun selecting your breed(s), Sue
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Good advice! Welcome to BYC, and good luck in establishing your flock.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow Welcome To BYC and Happy Holidays!
     
  8. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome to BYC. All the info. you need is here. Pick a fun and functional coop design from the coops section and start there. I found that chicken shopping when taking a break from coop design and construction helped maintain my enthusiasm. Just about the time I was good and sick and tired of sawdust and staples, my chicks arrived and it renewed my resolve (or kindled the necessary desperation) to finish the coop! Enjoy.
     
  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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