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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jukeboy, Mar 29, 2015.

  1. Jukeboy

    Jukeboy Hatching

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    Thankyou for allowing me to join group.i have just purchased my first ever chickens ,Bantams all girls, hettie, Agnes and MARGE [​IMG] , I wanted to ask what does everyone put on the floor of coop, I have read sand is really good.meant to say I live in uk
     
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  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Some folks use sand, others use pine shavings. Do you know what breed your bantams are?
     
  3. Jukeboy

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    Pekin bantams
     
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  4. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family.
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome, glad you joined us.

    Congrats on your new flock, really love the names you selected.

    I use sand in my coop and run, but live in Georgia, USA. IMO you should investigate what folks in your country use for bedding.

    Sorry, I couldn't find a forum for the answer, but there are quite a number of BYC in UK. You could post the question under managing your flock to see what input you get. Or search UK and post a question on those threads?

    Good luck with all.
     
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided join our flock. Sand and pine shavings are the most commonly used materials on coop floors by BYC members. I used to have some Pekin Bantams and they were sweet, friendly, and gentle little birds. My children made lap pets of them. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your Pekin Bantams.
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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  8. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    Pine shavings are my favorite bedding.
     
  9. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Crowing

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!

    I use pine shavings the most here.
     
  10. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]

    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     

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