I'm a fresh egg on here.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ExtraChickChick, Sep 21, 2014.

  1. ExtraChickChick

    ExtraChickChick Hatching

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    I have had chickens for years now and LOVE them. I started with a little chicken tractor and five Buff Orpington chicks....four were roos. Two large coops later, we have 27 hens at the moment and 3 roos. I love collecting different breeds, hatching chicks and learning about my girls. I could stare at them all day....
     
  2. Outpost JWB

    Outpost JWB Songster

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! I could watch my chickens all day too! But then I would get fired, be homeless, hungry, etc.....[​IMG] Welcome!
     
  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Watching chickens is better than TV, isn't it? I have some Buff Orpingtons in my flock and they are a wonderful breed; hardy, friendly and gentle, and good layers of large, brown eggs. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. What other breeds do you have besides Buff Orpingtons?
     
  4. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chirping

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    Welcome! [​IMG] You belong here! I have a question for you though. How many chickens would you put in a 4 by 5 coop with a 12 by 12 run?
     
  5. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC!

    Sounds like you are thoroughly addicted to chickens! We are ALL addicted and we are enablers too!!!

    Enjoy your lovely flock and welcome to ours!
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.

    We are all chicken addicts here. We feel your need for them! LOL[​IMG]
     
    Last edited: Sep 21, 2014
  8. Toast n Jelly

    Toast n Jelly Songster

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Rule of thumb is 4 sq.feet per bird in the coop, and 10 sq.feet per bird in the outdoor run.
     
  10. chasiekitten12

    chasiekitten12 Chirping

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    Yes but i could fit 14 birds in the run but how many in the coop?
     

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