New from NW WA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Leanimal, Sep 16, 2014.

  1. Leanimal

    Leanimal In the Brooder

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    Hi there! I'm just starting looking into coop designs, hoping to use my left over cedar planks from my fence. In the spring, I hope to get 6 hens for my backyard. Looking forward to perusing this site!
     
  2. CHICKLOVER69

    CHICKLOVER69 Chirping

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    Welcome
     
  3. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Oh, cedar fencing makes GREAT wood for coops! We built our coop walls entirely with cedar fence pickets. And if you need more, they are pretty cheap at the lumber yards. And it looks nice and rustic too!

    Stop by our coops pages for lots of good ideas on coops...https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops

    Good luck with the coop build! If you have any questions along the way, feel free to ask. Welcome to our flock!
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Crowing 5 Years

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    [​IMG] Glad you joined us!

    Feel free to ask lots of questions! We're all here to help. [​IMG]
     
  6. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  7. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  8. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Definitely check out the coops link that TwoCrows has given you. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have any breed preferences?
     
  9. Leanimal

    Leanimal In the Brooder

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    I like the colored eggs from the americanas, I'm also thinking a silver laced wyandot and black australorp. Nothing too mean because I have young kids.
     
  10. Leanimal

    Leanimal In the Brooder

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    @TwoCrows, how did you make your coop weatherproof with cedar pickets. Ours are not perfectly straight and do not line up, there would be gaps. I was thinking plywood walls, some kind of weather fabric, then the planks over that?
     
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