New dad to 8 Chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rob Tof, Jun 14, 2017.

  1. Rob Tof

    Rob Tof Songster

    Jun 14, 2017
    Hello All,
    Well I bought 8 chickens on April 8 From our local feed and grain. (2 Days old.)
    Kept the chicks in house till end of May.
    Got a 100$ Kids play house off craigslist Was way to small.
    I have been tweeking coop for a little over 2 months.
    1. had to expand 100$playhouse made it twice the size went from 4x4 to 8x7
    2. Made a nice enclosure out of my kids old trampoline. Still on going.
    future make barn door for coop and door for enclosure.
    Really loving my chickens Over all. Due to a shoulder injury I have been using the work as therapy for said shoulder. for the big Stuff I have asked for help from friends .Was nice to see how willing good friends show up to help.
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

    Jan 30, 2015
    Hi Rob and welcome to BYC. Glad your pals were able to help you out with your coop build.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre - and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource -

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area -

    All the best

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  3. MamaChick74

    MamaChick74 Songster

    May 27, 2017
    New Hampshire USA
    Welcome to BYC!! I would love to see photos of what you have done with the playhouse/coop. I enjoy seeing peoples creativity with there creations.
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the word

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    You have come to the right place for all the fun and learning! Make yourself at home here and hope you enjoy BYC! :)
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Very nice to meet you Rob, hope you will enjoy BYC as much as we do.:yesss:
  6. Rob Tof

    Rob Tof Songster

    Jun 14, 2017
    Thanks everyone for the welcome. I posted picks this morning of my coop and run in coop section.

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