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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iowachick, Apr 8, 2011.

  1. iowachick

    iowachick Hatching

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    I am new to this site and also a new backyard chicken farmer. I recently bought six lil' Americauna chicks and I am so excited about this new endeaver. If you have any advice, whatsoever, it would be greatly appreciated. Also any links or instructions on building a chicken coop would be wonderful. I just ordered a chicken coop for a flock of four but I am worried it might be too small although some have told me it will hold six. Any sage tips on backyard chickens are welcome. Thanx! [​IMG]
     

  2. chickensinwasillaAK

    chickensinwasillaAK Songster

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    [​IMG] from Alaska! The EE chickens are a bit skittish but you'll enjoy the colored eggs. I've got 8 of them, we get green to light blue.
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. iowachick

    iowachick Hatching

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    LOL. I have noticed that. I have a few light ones that seem pretty laid back though. Does more human contact help with the shyness?
     
  5. Pinky

    Pinky Songster

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    Hi and [​IMG] ! Hang out with them as much as possible and treats work wonders with shy chickens [​IMG]
     

  6. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    [​IMG] My EE is still a chick, so don't know how they are as adults. My orps were skittish when little though, and are now lap chickens.[​IMG]
     
  7. Luckytaz

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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
     
  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    My Coop
    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama.
     
  9. cackydoodledoo

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  10. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    [​IMG] and [​IMG] from Ohio. So glad you joined. You've come to the right place. [​IMG]
     

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