Hi! I'm Bari a new member.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bari01, Apr 11, 2017.

  1. Bari01

    Bari01 Just Hatched

    1
    0
    17
    Apr 2, 2017
    Just got 17 chicks and 7 ducklings. I'm already in love with each of them. We are still working on the coop. What size should chicken boxes be? Around 15"? I want some guinea fowl also. Can't find any locally. I'm in WV if anyone knows someone. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. KikisGirls

    KikisGirls Be Happy! Read more. Premium Member

    20,326
    13,536
    596
    Jul 31, 2015
    Houston, TX
    Welcome new momma!

    Chicken boxes...as in where they will lay eggs? 15 inches sounds good.
     
    1 person likes this.
  3. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams Premium Member

    G’Day from down under Bari [​IMG] Welcome & Congratulations!

    I recommend a visit to the Learning Centre; lots of good tips there: https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You might want to also pop in and say hello on your local thread: https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/26/where-am-i-where-are-you ‘Find your State’s thread.

    If you have any Duck related questions, BYC also has a Duck Forum and a Guinea Forum:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/42/ducks
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/45/guinea-fowl

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    If you would like to share pictures and stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out [​IMG]
     
  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    28,591
    14,521
    616
    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - you have some great advice and links already so I'll just say hello!

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    17,892
    3,342
    471
    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    82,400
    10,091
    816
    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Bari. Nest box sized pretty much depend on the size of the breeds that will be using them. Bantam sized breeds would use smaller, Large fowl would use bigger.
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by