Hi everyone!!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ksimmel, Mar 20, 2013.

  1. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    My father and I are planning on building our own coop and getting chickens for laying eggs. I would love any tips! Thank you.
     
  2. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    Also, we're wanting to build a mobile coop.
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]check out the learning center, also the thread on coops, runs etc. Predator proofing, lots of good stuff. If you wonder to the "Where Am I, Where are You," forum you can subscribe to a thread for your state, and maybe find people living near you.
     
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  4. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    Thank you so much!!
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    Thank you!!
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  8. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    Thanks, I am so excited to explore the forums!
     
  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, ksimmel, and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard. Best of luck on your coop. Make sure you invest in hardware cloth (welded wire mesh) - at least for the ground perimeter and at least a foot up - it will keep most predators out. Good luck and have fun!
     
  10. ksimmel

    ksimmel New Egg

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    Thanks so much for the info!
     

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