Hi from Austin, Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Kibi78704, Apr 12, 2012.

  1. Kibi78704

    Kibi78704 Out Of The Brooder

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    I just wanted to say "hello" and introduce myself briefly.
    I'm new to raising chickens. I have a new flock of 24-day old blue, black, and splash straight run Ameraucanas (not Easter eggers) in Austin, Texas. They currently live in a large cardboard box in my living room while I finish work on predator-proofing their new coop. I bought the fewest number of chicks the farm would ship, so I am the proud mama of 25 of these beautiful babies.
    At the moment, what is stumping me most is how to make the corrugated metal roofs on the brooder and roost safe. I saw a thread on this list about that topic, which is what prompted me to join, though I've been reading the site for weeks now.
    I can't tell you how much I have learned from this site. Thanks!


    Below are pictures of the coop (taken a few weeks ago).


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  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio, so glad you joined. Nice looking coop. Great job. :thumbsup
     
  3. SmallFarmChick

    SmallFarmChick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    LOVE THE COOP! [​IMG] Hopefully you've got enough room to expand; CHicken fever is contagious!!!!!!
     
  4. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio...glad you joined us
     
  5. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D
     
  6. orumpoultry

    orumpoultry Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Huntsville, TX!

    What a beautiful little coop you have there, don't forget to join us on the TX thread!
     
  7. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hello and :welcome
    Nice coop! Glad you've found the forum useful, and I hope you can find the answer to your question about the roof. I personally have pretty much no knowledge whatsoever of coop construction, so I wish you all the best. :lol: See you round! :frow
     
  8. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  9. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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