My first Forum and chicken coop

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NavyChickens, Nov 30, 2014.

  1. NavyChickens

    NavyChickens Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey everyone just wanna say I am very excited about my first coop it gets cold and Maryland so I am concerned about that. I am in the Navy and will be back home in Alabama in a year, but until than bring on the cold just built me a house from scratch defiantly cost more than I figured, but if anyone had any advice on lighting or feeders or waterers or anything please let me know thanks.

    R/
    NavyChickens
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    R/, welcome to BYC. Stationed near Annapolis? Temperatures in Maryland are quite 'chicken friendly' - they carry their own winter insulation. Given a well ventilated, dry coop they will be fine.
     
  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome
    Glad you could join the flock! Congratulations on your new coop. Hope you find the above link usefull for watering and feeding advice it has some great articles. Be sure to ask any questions you may have about your chicken journey, everyone here to help.
    Wishing you the best of luck :frow
     
  5. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
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  6. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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  8. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Great to have you aboard and welcome to our flock!
     
  9. pfewless

    pfewless Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  10. DaveOmak

    DaveOmak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Navy..... Thanks for your service to our country..... Mouse over my profile and click on threads started.... I searched this forum for 1 year before starting my build... Some of the build is a little excessive but the material was repurposed..... enjoy.....

    Dave
     

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