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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by J3nn32, Sep 25, 2015.

  1. J3nn32

    J3nn32 New Egg

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    Hi, my name is Jennifer. I was told about this website by a friend of mine because I'm trying to do more on my little farm. I like being outside more than in my house. That includes my kiddos. I will be starting chickens next season so I'm preparing this season. So, I'm looking for good ideas for chicken houses or coops with chicken runs. [​IMG] so excited.
     
  2. ch1ckenlover

    ch1ckenlover Out Of The Brooder

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    I haven't gotten chickens yet either,(I will in spring) but I joined to get advice. I have been thinking about buying a cheap shed on Ebay or Craigslist and turning it into a coop instead of buying an expensive coop that is already built. Have fun on BYC!
     
  3. J3nn32

    J3nn32 New Egg

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    I'm going over to my friends house to see here's and get an idea. She and her husband built theirs.
     
  4. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Water Under the Bridge Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Flock Master Premium Member

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    You may want to check out the coops section above for ideas, styles, sizes and some reasons for building the way they do. Chickens need draft free secure coops, with ample ventilation, they don't care if it is fancy, painted, recycled, whatever. They just want a safe home. You can also join your state thread (put state name in the search box) to find out how experienced chicken folk get them through the extremes of climate, what breeds do best and so on. Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flocK! We are glad you joined us!

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