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Howdy from Clemson!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ernkinz, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. ernkinz

    ernkinz Out Of The Brooder

    Feb 20, 2016
    Clemson, SC
    Just picked up 5 babies (3 buff orpingtons and 2 barred rocks) yesterday from our local tractor supply! I'm very excited to get going on coop design and construction (or "coop-struction" as I've been calling it) and to start my mini farm! If anyone has any great coop wisdom, I'd love to hear it. But I'll be sure to check out the appropriate forum as well. [​IMG]
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC! Congrats on your little ones - now the fun begins! I'd say there are as many coop designs as there are BYC members and each have their merits. I personally like the garden shed approach (cos I've got one and I'm lazy, among other reasons) as they give one considerable flexibility in terms of interior design - but thats just my opinion.

    I wish you all the best with your mini-farm and your coop.

  3. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    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 join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.

    Last edited: Feb 20, 2016
  4. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] There are some lovely designs in the Coops tabs to give you ideas. Enjoy!
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    You may also want to check our predator threads so you know how best to secure your coop and run. Your chicks are adorable!! Congratulations.

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