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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickiedo, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. chickiedo

    chickiedo New Egg

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    Not sure how all this works. I'm chickiedo and new to byc. I live in North Texas (Princeton) and I'm looking for a chicken coop, no bigger than to hold 5-6 chickens. Does anyone know where I can locate one?
     
  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Hi there, [​IMG] and welcome to BYC!

    You can check in your states thread and chat with people in your area that might know of a place you might purchase one...

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/44/texas

    Or you might check your local craigslist for someone locally that might have one for sale.

    Good luck and enjoy BYC!
     
    Last edited: Feb 10, 2014
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] from what I understand a lot of the pre-built coops or coop kits offered commercially vastly exaggerate how many birds a coop can hold. Also they may be pretty to look at but, are made of cheap products and won't stand up to weather problems. A lot of people make coops from materials they have at hand - like shipping pallets, or large appliance crates etc. Chickens don't care what they look like as long as it meets their needs - draft free and sufficient ventilation.
     
  4. chickiedo

    chickiedo New Egg

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    Thanks for the reply. I have treated plywood surrounding a dog crate now, but need a good coop with a run. Too many hawks and owls hanging around lately. I have looked at many online and haven't been impressed. I will check out the Texas forum as well.
     
  5. chickiedo

    chickiedo New Egg

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    Thanks! I was wondering how to get to the Texas Forum. This is all very new to me.
     
  6. Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]
     
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  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC!
     
  8. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you here in the flock [​IMG]
     
  9. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     

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