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Hi from NWA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Jcobbow, Nov 7, 2015.

  1. Jcobbow

    Jcobbow New Egg

    Nov 7, 2015
    Springdale, AR
    Hi everyone

    I have been lurking around for some time now. I have learned a lot already from BYC.

    We got our first chicks on Halloween. We have 8 Silver Laced Wyandottes and 2 Buff Orpingtons.

    I grew up smelling chickens everywhere in Springdale Arkansas, but never had anything to do with them.
    My wife and I finaly moved our two boys out of town this summer. We now have five acres for them to run on and plenty of room for whatever.

    We have plans for a garden, small apple orchard, shop, and remodel on the house.

    I plan on building the coop as a copy of Carolina Coops Manor House. It is a deep litter coop. I am planing on 4'x6' coop and 6'x6' attached run. If it's not to heavy I would like to use it as a tractor coop.

    Thank you in advance for all the help and info.


    P.S. I am not very computer savy. But if I can figure it out I will post the build of the coop.
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens. Sounds like the birds would be kinda crunched up in such a small coop and run unless you don't plan to keep them all.
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is some useful information there in our coop section. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
  5. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello Jared!
    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. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
  6. Jcobbow

    Jcobbow New Egg

    Nov 7, 2015
    Springdale, AR
    Drumstick diva.
    I was only planing on 6 but ended up taking home 10. If the hatchery statistics hold at least 2 will be roosters. They said they have an 80% accuracy on sexing.
    If I do end up with all ten hens I will be giving a few to my parents.

    Thank you all for the warm welcome
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2015
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

    Dec 12, 2013
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

    May 14, 2014
    You're welcome.
  9. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 4, 2013
    Midwest America
    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!


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