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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Megsswm, Jan 17, 2016.

  1. Megsswm

    Megsswm Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! Already had some awesome advice on here in first thread. Have a mixed motley flock of 12 - a blue partridge brahma, cuckoo orpington, bantam Easter egger, bantam who knows what tiny hen, red sex link, Rhode Island, blue copper marans, olive egger, Americuana, red mutt chicken, barred rock,
    We have a unique coop set up with an old tree house converted to chicken kingdom. [​IMG]
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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - nice coop and run set-up.
     
  3. Mikejr05

    Mikejr05 Out Of The Brooder

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    Wow your coop looks amazing, sorry for the question but I am new the the Chicken world. Do all of our Hens get along, or do you find that they like to hang with their own breed?
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Agreed, very nice setup. Too high for me I would get nosebleeds. I can't even stand on a chair.
     
  5. Megsswm

    Megsswm Out Of The Brooder

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    Very soon that ladder is being replaced with stairs instead to make it easier to get up and down to clean and collect eggs etc... That high up isn't ideal but hey it was already there. We just added the roof and gutters to run to keep them shaded and dry... In a month we are adding two rain barrels to gutters to collect water and make auto waterers.
    My two year old daughter can spend hours in that run playing with " her chishins" so they all have names ... Like minion and brownie and spot....
    And thank you !
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft! Premium Member

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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. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
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  7. CTKen

    CTKen Monkey business Premium Member

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    Love the coop. Chishins rule!! :thumbsup

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  8. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Raising chickens is a wonderful family experience, glad to hear your daughter is enjoying them.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  10. Megsswm

    Megsswm Out Of The Brooder

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    All mine mix together don't have two of the same type. I do notice our teeny tiny bantams are at the top of the pecking order though and my giant brahma and cuckoo orpington are bottom.....
     

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