Just getting started

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Guinns chicks, Feb 14, 2014.

  1. Guinns chicks

    Guinns chicks New Egg

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    Hello. My husband and I are just getting started. His grandparents had chickens and we always got fresh brown eggs from them. We are missing those and decided to start are our own layers. Drawing up coop designs and figuring out what we need. Any advise is welcome. Found this site on a search and kept coming back to it. Very Helpful. Thanks.
     
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you here with us [​IMG]


    Check the learning center & coops for different designs ........
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] rule of thumb is 4 sg.feet per bird in the coop and 10 sg.feet per bird in the outside run. If you live in a horrible, winter climate area, you may want a bigger coop. When chickens have to be confined/crowded for long periods they get bored and start feather picking and worse, on each other.
     
  4. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  5. Welcome to BYC from Riverside California! [​IMG]
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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