New Coop/New Member

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by ScapeChicken, Oct 9, 2007.

  1. ScapeChicken

    ScapeChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Hello everyone,

    I've been viewing the site and have been soaking up the wealth of information all the friendly members here have been offering over the past couple of months. I have had a coop built for me that was supposed to be mobile (which it still is), just a little heavier than anticipated. Well, I'll post some pictures just as soon as I figure out how. I guess I should've researched how to attach pictures before I wrote this message. [​IMG]

    I would appreciated any pointers.

    Thanks, and hello to everyone.
     
  2. Standard Hen

    Standard Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 17, 2007
    Massachusetts
    Hi and welcome to BYC! This is the place to learn all you need to know. I am still waiting for my daughter to teach me how to do pictures and I can't wait because I so enjoy looking at everyone elses.
     
  3. ScapeChicken

    ScapeChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Okay, I read the FAQ. Photos to follow.
     
  4. BantyChickMom

    BantyChickMom Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 25, 2007
    Henderson, NC
    Welcome to the site!!
     
  5. ScapeChicken

    ScapeChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Okay, here we go.

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    This is part of a type of hurricane shutter that I used for the floor.

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    Now I await my chicks that will arrive in less than three weeks.
     
    Last edited: Oct 12, 2007
  6. texaschickmama

    texaschickmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 19, 2007
    Poolville, TX
    Great coop and beautiful scenery. Welcome to byc [​IMG]
     
  7. bamagirl68

    bamagirl68 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beautiful coop and welcome!I haven't been here too long but learned so much already. Chicken people are good folk! What kind of chicks are you getting? And how many?
     
  8. seminolewind

    seminolewind Flock Mistress Premium Member

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    Very nice, can't wait to see your chicks!
     
  9. ScapeChicken

    ScapeChicken Out Of The Brooder

    Thanks to everyone for your kind words.

    bamagirl68: I originally wanted to get five pullets just prior to egg laying age, but have been unsuccessful in finding anything but a bunch of mixed breeds in this area. So, plan B is to purchase the breeds that I want from a hatchery. I have an order in with Welp for 25 pullet chicks (5 Black Australorps, 5 RIR, 5 Buff Orpingtons, 5 Barred Rocks and 5 White Rocks). I'm just going to raise ten of them, and have some friends that will raise the rest. I'll probably only keep one of each breed. I just want some good brown egg layers.

    I will post pics of the chicks once they're settled in.

    Best regards
     
  10. rosyposyosy

    rosyposyosy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 11, 2007
    wow! nice! i can't believe you made an entire coop before the chicks arrived!
     

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