New from Indiana

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by happy hoosiers, Mar 19, 2015.

  1. happy hoosiers

    happy hoosiers Hatching

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    Hi everyone. Have been reading some information on this forum and it has all been helpful. First time with chickens. Got three Rhode Island reds last fall. They are all laying on regular basis now. Bought them a coop last fall but just built them a covered run in the yard. Seems big enough at 5 1/2 by 18 ft long. Still deciding what if anything to put on the ground. A lot of discussion on sand or pine chips or nothing. Hmm.
     
  2. happy hoosiers

    happy hoosiers Hatching

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  3. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Hello there! Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Glad you decided to join.
    Feel free to post any question's you may have. [​IMG]
     
  4. mymilliefleur

    mymilliefleur Keeper of the Flock

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    Nice looking coop!
     
  5. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home! Nice coop[​IMG] .
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    Glad you joined the flock. How was your winter?
     
  7. happy hoosiers

    happy hoosiers Hatching

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    Long and cold ! Coming to an end finally. Still reading on what if anything to put on the ground in their run . Seems like it's split on whether sand is good or not. How to decide ?
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing

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    Welcome! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our BYC "flock"!

    That is a lovely coop! I've just left my runs bare, without bedding (except in winter, when I put straw down).
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO.

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  10. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! A lot will depend on your weather and how well the ground drains, we use gravel/sand since our ground is clay/mud.
     

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