New Kids on the Block...Englewood CO

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by scubaskp, May 18, 2019.

  1. scubaskp

    scubaskp In the Brooder

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    We are totally new to chickens and introduced 4 pullets to our coop yesterday. 2 Plymouth Rock, a Wyandotte, and Americauna (we think)

    They learned now to use the nipple waterer and to ignore our dog who refuses to ignore them.

    Putting them to bed was a chore. Still not sure how and when to clean the coop
     
  2. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC and congrats on your new hobby. How and how frequently the coop needs cleaning is dependent upon the kind of floor in the coop and your sense of smell :). Try using the BYC search engine and use the links below to see what they turn up, maybe.

    Here are some links to key resources:

    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  3. Chick-N-Fun

    Chick-N-Fun Almy Acres Farm

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    Welcome to our FUNomenal community! :celebrate Best wishes and have lots of fun! :wee
     
  4. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    When to clean the coop depends on it's design, your bedding choices and level of daily upkeep. I expect to do a full blown clean out annually. I remove poop off the boards daily.
     
  5. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  6. Camellia

    Camellia Songster

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    welcome to byc! I usually clean my coop every 2 weeks, but's it's different for everyone! I wish you the best of luck with your flock :ya
     
  7. Leahs Coop

    Leahs Coop Free Ranging

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    Hello,:frow and a warm welcome to Backyard Chickens! It's great to have you here with us and I hope you'll enjoy it here as much as we all do!
     
  8. ClucksAndCombs

    ClucksAndCombs Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC!:frow

    Feel free to ask questions, there are so many wonderful and knowledgeable people who will answer them :)

    Good luck with your new flock!
     
  9. CarpCharacin

    CarpCharacin Cyprinus carpio

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    Welcome to BYC! We're glad you decided to join our wonderful community! :welcome
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your newly established flock.
     

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