Heyya Its the new guy Nik

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by N-Hubb, Aug 29, 2014.

  1. N-Hubb

    N-Hubb Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone, my name is Nik. I live in Austin TX. Ive got 4 chickens in my little urban coop setup that i just built. Bought all my birds from various random yet VERY interesting people on craigslist. I love chickens, have had chickens for about 3 years now. I'll post a picture of my little chicken run and coop and id like to get yall's input!!!!

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  2. HighStreetCoop

    HighStreetCoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's adorable. No raccoons or anything in Austin? Chickenwire wouldn't cut it at all where I am.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nik, you are going to need to upgrade to 1/2" hardware cloth instead of chicken wire, if you want to keep predators out.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  5. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Very cute colorful little coop. X5 on consider hardware cloth.
     
  7. N-Hubb

    N-Hubb Out Of The Brooder

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    I appreciate yall's input. I just moved into this neighborhood and haven't quite got the feel for whats around me as far as predators go. I am tucked away in the middle of a large neighborhood out in this urban jungle of Austin. My last place was on a wood line and ya'll are right about regular chicken wire, all of my chickens were eventually eaten by possums! I didnt even know that possums would eat chickens until i lived at that house and night after night caught them in the coop. Those possums at every single one of my chickens over the last couple of months before I moved. So i am starting fresh with this coop!
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG] We're glad to have you. If you have any questions, feel free to ask!

    Good luck with your birds!
     
  10. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Very cute little coop and hen! Definitely get some hardware cloth on your run and all will be good. :)

    Enjoy and welcome to our flock!
     

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