Hi from ohio

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ohiobirds, Mar 15, 2016.

  1. ohiobirds

    ohiobirds New Egg

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    Hi my name is Chrissy. we have a busy house with children dogs and cat plus our new add on baby road island reds. 6 of them. At the moment they sleep in our room in a very large cage. Our dog is very protective of them. We are trying to decide on a coop style.
     
  2. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Overrun With Chickens

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    :welcome
     
  3. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Chrissy,

    Don't take too long deciding on the style of coop...those little chicks grow fast! Just a few things to keep in mind for your coop:
    - make it as big as you can (that way they'll have lots of room which they like and also, you'll be able to add a few more)
    - lots of ventilation
    - make it tall enough you can stand up in it

    Hope you're enjoying the RIR's, I've enjoyed the ones I've had.

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Hi Crissy, nice to meet you. Welcome to the BYC flock.
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Crissy and welcome to BYC. I agree with NFCs sentiments regarding your coop - the Coop section has so many ideas to take inspiration from.

    All the best
    CT
     

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