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In the spring

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by 2FunKids, Nov 5, 2015.

  1. 2FunKids

    2FunKids Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi,

    My wife and I are excited to get chickens in the spring. I have been reading up here to try to learn as much as I can. I took out our pool and am using the wood from the deck to build a coop. Here it is so far.


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  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - looking good on the coop. Good luck when you get your chicks.
     
  3. 2FunKids

    2FunKids Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks, I am Ray and my wife is Karen! Hello everyone.
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC, Ray and Karen. Glad you decided to join our flock. Your coop looks great. I'd love to see a pic of it when it is finished and has chickens in it. :eek:) If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Ray & Karen , welcome to Backyard chickens. I suspect you have strong carpentry abilities . Beautiful job.
     
  7. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. 2FunKids

    2FunKids Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you ALL for the kind words and guidance!!

    Hmmm, we are still thinking about what breed to get. Karen wants brown eggs for sure because she said they taste better. I haven't done a taste test yet to verify that. Me personally, I do like to see a variety of sizes and colors of eggs but I realize we need to consider more than that in our selection of what types to get. I just have to figure out what factors are most important to the health of the flock. Right now I have no idea.


    Thanks again!!

    Ray & Karen.
     
  10. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Maybe this article from the Learning Center will help:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/...cken-guide-to-picking-backyard-chicken-breeds
     

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