New member in Lubbock, TEXAS.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Frankhenchicken, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. Frankhenchicken

    Frankhenchicken New Egg

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    Hey BYC folks,
    Plans drawn up for coop/run. Coop 7X7 and attached run 7X20. Cinder blocks for foundation being delivered tomorrow. The rest 75% recycled/recovered. Fully insulated and well ventilated. Expect to have 8 chicks early spring (gives me all winter to construct). Looking forward to all the expertise and advice from more seasoned members on BYC. Haven't had hens since I was knee high to a boll weevil. Should be a wonderful experience for me and my 4 children.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Once spent an interesting evening in Lubbock.
     
  3. Frankhenchicken

    Frankhenchicken New Egg

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    There is absolutely nothing interesting in Lubbock.
     
  4. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi! [​IMG] Welcome! It sounds like you are off to a great start! chickens are such a wonderful hobby to share with children! Great idea to plan and build BEFORE the littles arrive! Some of us did that backwards. [​IMG]
    Be sure you check out the Learning Center if you haven't yet. So much information available there for coop design, choosing breeds etc. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center
    Best of luck to you!
     
  5. Mutt Farm

    Mutt Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Prey tell???
     
  6. N F C

    N F C dem crazy bones Premium Member

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    Interesting things seem to happen no matter where sourland is.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sour, behave yourself, or I'll tell Princess.
     
  10. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Frankhenchicken, I love your user name. Welcome to Backyard chickens, hope you enjoy it as much as we do. I want to apologize for certain greeters who must have too much caffeine in the morning to behave themselves. I am fully de-caffeinated so I'm fine.
     

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