Maine

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by ShannonDow, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. ShannonDow

    ShannonDow New Egg

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    Hello fellow Mainers!

    I am from Sabattus and am starting up a backyard flock. My husband is currently building a 4x8 coop. I would love to hear some tips or suggestions!

    Smile,
    Shannon
     
  2. MustardTiger

    MustardTiger Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome :) Just to let you know there is an existing Maine thread with tons of great people and info :)
     
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  3. winkle1234

    winkle1234 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. dodochick92

    dodochick92 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You will want your coop to have plenty of ventilation without it being too drafty. I learned that the hard way i had a light brown leghorn rooster that got frostbite. I was treating him and then all of a sudden one day i went out and he had passed away. I did an autopsy and the infection went into his brain and killed him. You need to have a minimum of 4 sq ft per bird in the coop and 10 sq ft in the run.
     

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