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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ThreeOfSeven, Jul 29, 2016.

  1. ThreeOfSeven

    ThreeOfSeven Just Hatched

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    Wanting chickens for years now, I finally have my girls! Four beautiful Partridge Rock pullets. I'm here on BackYard Chickens to say THANK YOU to everyone. I lurked the site for years. I checked out nearly every chicken coop, big, medium, small, and tractor. I read threads about feeding, care, treats, first-aid, etc. Every time I had a question, I went to BackYard Chickens to get my answer. I was an animal docent for the chickens at a nearby working farm a few weeks back during their Saturday morning farmstand/CSA pickup busy-hour, and someone asked me about raising chickens. I told them, "Check out BackYard Chickens! You'll find everything you need to know there!"

    So, again, THANK YOU!

    One of my girls, already on my lap, after less than 2 weeks in our coop.
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  2. BackyardFlock17

    BackyardFlock17 Out Of The Brooder

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    Welcome to BYC!! Everyone here is here to help you. We have some amazing members on, too.[​IMG]
     
  3. iloveduckies

    iloveduckies Chillin' With My Peeps

    Beautiful girl :)
    And welcome to BYC!!!!!
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck with your flock.
     
  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and :welcome. Happy you signed up and that you have found BYC useful in the past. Good luck to you!
     
  6. ThreeOfSeven

    ThreeOfSeven Just Hatched

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    Thank you! Still need to do some more work on the coop and run, but this is what we have. Both are predator proof. Two large doors, primarily for easy access for cleaning. The door that opens to the run helped keep the coop somewhat cool during the day over this past week or so. We're planning to add another small window for ventilation on the other side.

    I have logs, old chair, and some 4x4 wood in the coop, and I've been switching things around to give the girls variety.

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  7. BuffOrpington88

    BuffOrpington88 Non-Stop

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    Hi and welcome to BYC! Wow, looks like a nicely built and very safe coop! Thanks for joining us! [​IMG]
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Some chickens also enjoy a swing, and learn how to use it.
     
  9. ThreeOfSeven

    ThreeOfSeven Just Hatched

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    Yes! I'm anxious to add a swing. I also have my eye on a nice branch, a hefty thing with good diameter, but I'm still waiting for my DH to pull it out of the tree (got stuck on it's way down). It's pretty big and has a nice angle to it. I think the girls will love it! [​IMG]
     
  10. 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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