New dad to 8 Chickens

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

  1. Rob Tof

    Rob Tof Songster

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    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

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    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 - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/category/learning-center.11/ 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 - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive

    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread#post_3239224

    All the best

    CT
     
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  3. MamaChick74

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    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

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    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.

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

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

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