New Member from Pequea, PA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by amyraud, Oct 13, 2013.

  1. amyraud

    amyraud New Egg

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    Hello from Pequea, PA! My name is Amy and I have 6 Hens..4 of them are Rhoad Island Reds, one is a Cochin and one is a Black Orpington. We seem to keep adding on to the coop and outside run to give the girls more free range area and better shelter. Today they just got electricity and lighting in the coop. This is going to be the first winter that I'll have to care for them in the freezing temps so we're now thinking about ways to keep their water from freezing and other special winterizing needs. I'm happy to have found this Forum and I'm sure you all are great caregivers to your Chickens and I can't wait to explore this page!
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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  3. amyraud

    amyraud New Egg

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    Thank you! I'll check it out!
     
  4. write2caroline

    write2caroline Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Hello from Jacksonville!

    Lots to learn and explore. You might find a great answer for the prevention of freezing water under the coop tab or the feeding tab.
    Caroline
     
  5. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    I use a 25 watt bulb inside a half cinderblock and the waterier on top of that, never melted.

    BYC. The greatest chicken site ever[​IMG]

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined!
     
  8. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] you may also want to check out "where am I , where are you," in the social forum to find and post on your state thread. People from you area could best tell you what you need to do to get thru winter.
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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