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New coop in Lake Helen, FL

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Bassetgal15, Feb 27, 2016.

  1. Bassetgal15

    Bassetgal15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello. I am new to chickens and still working on the coop. Here are some pictures of we have going on:)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][/IMG][/IMG][/IMG]
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! Nice pic, do you have your birds yet? What breed/s? Be sure to ask any questions that you may have, everyone here to help and very friendly.

    Enjoy BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  4. Bassetgal15

    Bassetgal15 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello,
    We are not quite done with the coop. We are going to add chicken wire all around the "run" to keep diggers out. Also need to get a waterer, food bowl, food and some type of straw for the coop and the run area. When done we will bring the hens. We are getting about four fully grown ladies from a friend who is moving out of state. I have no idea what breed they are but I will add pictures as soon as I get them. I have found a lot of good information on the forum so far and I am enjoying the chickening community already. Not really sure how to operate this blog too good though, but I'm clicking around and trying to find my way around lol. Here is the coop before we put it together....[​IMG]
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    I would use hard ware cloth rather than chicken wire. Chicken wire can easily be got through by predators. It's good for keeping chickens in but not so good for keeping the baddies out!!

    The review section has some great feeders and waterer ideas and products, here is the link ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/products/

    Looking forward to seeing your pics :thumbsup
     
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  6. KeyFlock

    KeyFlock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I'm glad you joined us!! Also make sure to check out the learning center, there's lots of information there.
     
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  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Oh my, I think I see grass in the photo but, is that white stuff snow???? Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  9. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and a warm welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us. I hope your new ladies like their new coop!

    all the best
    CT
     
  10. Bassetgal15

    Bassetgal15 Out Of The Brooder

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    No snow, just my sandy ground. We are in Central Florida but it seems that we are living on a white sugary sand beach. We have no soil just sand underneath our grass [​IMG]
     

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