Hey Chicken Lovers

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by patrickfoy1, Jun 3, 2016.

  1. patrickfoy1

    patrickfoy1 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 3, 2016
    Wesley Chapel, Florida

    I'm new to BYC..... my wife and I bought some chicks on April 1st 2016..... I built a brooder out of a plastic tote from Wally World and the rest is history. I guess I went a little crazy building the coop.... I was told that it was over kill by friends who have had chickens for some years now.... but I don't listen to them....I take good care of everything that depends on me and loves me back.... so my Chicken Manor is just right for my 5 chickens.... who know, there may be more in the future...... I'm glad we found this site and I'm sure there will be lots of questions and thung's to share in the near future.....
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and congrats on your coop!

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you

    All the best
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! What a fab coop you have there :D We have a coop contest that you should enter yours in, all you need to do is create a coop page and post a link to it here ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-and-run-page-contest-winter-spring-2016/0_30
    Help on how to create page is in the first post of that thread. You may need to a few more posts to create the page then you should be good to go.

    Wishing you the very best of luck for the future and enjoy BYC :frow
    Last edited: Jun 4, 2016
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
  5. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] That is a really nice looking coop! Please do check out the coop contest link Yorkshire Coop posted for you above. I think our members would like to see your build and get a few ideas from you.
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

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