New Member From Texas

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

  1. MWright936

    MWright936 Just Hatched

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    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:

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    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!

    Matt
     
  2. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    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 ~ https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-and-run-page-contest-winter-spring-2016/0_30

    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

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG]
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    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 Monkey Business Premium Member

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    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
    CT
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    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

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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