New Member From Texas

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MWright936, Jun 9, 2016.

  1. MWright936

    MWright936 Just Hatched

    Jun 9, 2016
    My name is Matt, and I live in Nacogdoches, Texas. My wife and I just got 4 little chicks (2 Rhode Island Reds and 2 Ameraucanas) that are only about 2 weeks old now. My wife had the idea of getting chickens last year, so my Christmas present for her this past Christmas was to build her a chicken coop. I based it mostly off of the design of the "Country Acres" plans that someone posted on this site. I changed several things from the original plans. Here is a photo I took of the progress back in February:


    It's since been painted red and has all of the wire up and doors on the end of the run. Glad to be here and hope to learn things as we go as this is the first time either of us has owned chickens!

  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

    Aug 16, 2014
    Yorkshire, UK
    My Coop
    Hi :welcome Matt

    Glad you could join us here! That's some great handy work there with your coop! We have a coop contest running right now that you might like to enter ~

    How to create a coop page and how to enter are all in the first post of the thread. If it does not allow you to make a page at first you may just need a few more posts.

    Congrats on your new chicks :clap I'm sure you will enjoy them very much.

    Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

    Jun 28, 2011
    Rep of Ireland
    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

    Mar 21, 2011
    New Mexico, USA
    My Coop
    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    Nice coop build! Definitely join in on our latest Coop contest. Yorkshire Coop has left you with the link. They are so much fun to enter and see others coops too!

    Great to have you aboard and we do welcome you to our flock! :)
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Matt and welcome aboard! Great coop - guess your project for this coming Christmas will be making a bigger one for the additional chickens that are bound to get [​IMG].

    All the best
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Matt, hope you will enjoy Backyard chickens as much as we do.
  7. 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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