New Farm and new to chickens! have lots of Q's from MN

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by smorelli, Dec 12, 2017.

  1. smorelli

    smorelli In the Brooder

    Dec 12, 2017
    Hi!!!!!! I'm so excited about chickens!!!! We just bought a 25 acre farm in a fairytail-ish unincorporated little community of East Farmington and I have sooooo many questions about building or buying my coop for our Minnesota (oops just moved to Wisconsin lol) cold and humidity and everything in between. I want to have my coop / brooder ready for chicks by my birthday March 15th. I also can't wait to bring home my dream horse Mustang Hank from the boarding facility up the road while we are in transition and introduce him to his new BFF that we pick for him! I've never done a forum or any social media so .... am I in the right place to ask all my questions?
  2. BantammChick

    BantammChick Songster

    May 8, 2017
    drone flying!
  3. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Free Ranging

    Nov 23, 2010
    St. Louis, MO
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  4. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

    Jul 29, 2017
    Welcome to BYC!!!
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  5. penny1960

    penny1960 Going back to La La Land

    Dec 29, 2015
    Mossyrock, WA
    Welcome to Backyard Chickens @smorelli Welcome glad to have you join spent my early years in Wisconsin Elmwood to be exact
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  6. Farmer Connie

    Farmer Connie All My Friends Have Hoofs

    Feb 28, 2017
    Florida Peninsula
    My Coop
    It's always excited to read introductions from new members!
    Since you have other Animals other than Poultry, you might find our sister site interesting and educational as well. You will obviously find me there occasionally as well!
    Welcome to BYC.. Happy to meet you!
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2017
  7. smorelli

    smorelli In the Brooder

    Dec 12, 2017
    oh my gosh this place is so much fun! Thanks for all your support as a newbie- I appreciate any and all the advice I can get.
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
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  9. :welcome Glad your joined hope you work out your coops before your birthday and all goes as planned for you smorelli . If you get prefab coops be sure to check out all the reviews on the one you choose .We most of us are not big fans of prefab . Ask tons of questions . It's easier to do it well on the front end than trying fix it after trouble strikes. Someone will have the answer to your question . If not well we'll just make something up;) :frow
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under smorelli :frow Welcome and Congratulations!:clap

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    You might want to also Find Your State Thread and pop in and say hello.

    Personally, I have found the Topic of the Week articles a great resource and a one stop shop for questions which may have already been discussed within the BYC membership group.

    You might also find this forum of assistance: Coop & Run Forum

    Best wishes and good luck!
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