New from Hudson Valley, NY

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by karagkc, Jan 9, 2010.

  1. karagkc

    karagkc New Egg

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    On of my customers just told me about this site yesterday when I told him I was thinking about getting some hens. What a great resource! My partner and I just bought an 8-acre property that used to be used as a horse farm. Our only pets right now are our pack of 10 rescued mutts (3 total mutts, 6 Australian Cattle Dogs or mixes thereof, and 1 pit bull). Our property has 5 run-in sheds, and I am thinking about trying to convert on to a chicken coop. Any thoughts on that approach versus starting from scratch? We are busy as we both work full time, so my thought is to take this year to plan/build a coop and then get chicks next spring.

    Anyway, glad to be here, and thanks in advance for all the great advice I am sure I will get here.

    Kara in the Hudson Valley
     
  2. Slywoody

    Slywoody Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Kara from Hudson Valley your not that far from me!!! welcome aboard and get ready to get severely addicted!!!!!
     
  4. [​IMG] and [​IMG]
    From, VA

    I know you will enjoy this forum a lot [​IMG]
    What kind of hens are you getting?
    I highly reccomend California Whites!!!

    Matthew
     
  5. 1littlefarmer

    1littlefarmer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome, Neighbor!
     
  6. Benelli

    Benelli Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome aboard!!! My DH is from Cold Spring. Beautiful area up there!
     
  7. applefalls

    applefalls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from MD!

    Your idea about the coop is good. Why start from scratch when you already have a structure? There are lots of good coop pictures on this site; you could spend all day looking through them for inspiration. Hopefully you'll find a coop that looks like what you could make from one of your sheds.

    Good luck![​IMG]
     
  8. Sir Birdaholic

    Sir Birdaholic Night Knight

    Howdy from Arkansas! [​IMG]
     
  9. AmyJ

    AmyJ Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. al6517

    al6517 Real Men can Cook

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