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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Glynn, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. Glynn

    Glynn Hatching

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    I'm very excited to join this great community! Been reading a lot of posts on this site and learning all kinds of things. My husband and I are building our chicken house, just about done with it. Working on nest boxes right now. What dimensions does everyone suggest on that ? We are ordering our chicks Mon. We are getting 10 Buff Orpingtons, 10 Black Astralorps, and 5 Plymouth Rock, all pullets, we hope, lol although 1 rooster would be ok. Thanks for all the info I've used from this site so far.
     

  2. redoak

    redoak Songster

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    Our nest boxes are 15 inches deep, 15 inches wide, 15 inches high with a 1x3 on the front to keep eggs from rolling out. We also have a sloped roof on the nest boxes to keep the chickens from roosting on top of them.
     
  3. shack

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  4. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  5. Welcome to the chickenhood from a fellow Missourian!! I am a newbie as well...and love it here!! YOu will too!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Glynn

    Glynn Hatching

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    Thanks for the welcome guys. I've been reading posts all day, & I think I am going to add a few Welsummer chicks and a few Faverolles to my order Mon. I've decided I want a little more variety, lol. I'm afraid we may have to add on to the chicken house before we even get our chicks if I keep reading [​IMG]
     
  7. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

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  8. The Chicken Lady

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     
  9. Lil_Chickadee

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  10. pw_quiltworks

    pw_quiltworks One Handy Chick

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