New location, new coop design

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by meigsm, Mar 12, 2016.

  1. meigsm

    meigsm New Egg

    Mar 12, 2016
    We have recently moved to a different location, and with it comes a new home for our chicks. I will post pictures when I am finished. It is about 95 percent complete. I just need to finish some painting and final button up. I used mostly recycled materials including an old wooden swing set to do this one. This is my second one to build. I really enjoy building and I enjoy raising chickens. My granddaughter will be an integral part of this operation. She is turning six, and is very excited about the new arrivals to come soon. Thanks for the invite here, hope to share ideas and thoughts with each of you as this work progresses.
  2. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]

    Oh that is so great to be reading that you are shearing this experience with your granddaughter as I learned from my grandpa and I had the experience of teaching my boys and grandchildren nothing like it and don't forget to take pictures ...

    Enjoy your time here and if you have questions please ask ..
  3. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi and welcome to BYC - congrats on your second coop build - I'm sure you ironed out any issues with your first design.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken.

    Joining your state thread will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Welcome to Backyard chickens, so glad you joined us [​IMG]
  5. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

    Dec 12, 2013

    It's always great to see kids involved in learning about animals...they're a natural fit and both benefit from the experience.

    It's nice to have you join us!
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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