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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Pop Pop Moses, Mar 10, 2018.

  1. Pop Pop Moses

    Pop Pop Moses Hatching

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    View attachment 1290928 I'm a new member as well as new to the chicken world. I live in the woods on the edge of the swamp in SC so I tried to build my coop as predator proof as possible. Interested in learning. Here's my setup and flock
     

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  2. FrankieDoodle

    FrankieDoodle Poppy-Dog

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    :celebrate Welcome to BYC!!! :woot
     
  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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    Hi and welcome to BYC

    Here’s a link to the Articles section - https://www.backyardchickens.com/articles/ There you’ll find lots of information on almost every aspect of keeping chickens - from coop building ideas, to incubating eggs.

    There’s a link on the page above to the Learning Centre - it’s a great resource. If you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.

    Each week, various topics are discussed, which can also be a great resource - https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/topic-of-the-week-thread-archive


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area and I'm sure they would help in reviewing your predator-proofing efforts - Find Your State Thread


    Best wishes

    Pork Pie
     
  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator

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    Hi & :welcome

    Glad you could join us here! Congratulations on getting your new chicken adventures started :clap

    Enjoy your time here on BYC and all the chicken chat :frow
     
  5. Hen Pen Jem

    Hen Pen Jem Crowing

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  6. 007Sean

    007Sean Pheasant Whisperer

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Happy:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC! :)
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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    Welcome to Backyardchickens.com aka BYC! :frow
    :yesss:We are glad you joined our flock.
    Jump right in and make yourself at home.

    This video will help you learn how to navigate this site:


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  8. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    :frow Hello and welcome to the site! Looks like you have a decent set-up there :thumbsup
     
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  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years.

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    The only suggestion I would make is to please use 1/2" hardware cloth attached to your fencing from ground up about 18" to prevent smaller, deadly predators from slinking in.
     
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams

    G’Day from down under Pop Pop Moses :frow Welcome!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.

    Including your general location on your profile will assist others. Location, climate, season etc can be important factors when members are responding to any questions you may have and vice versa.

    Please do check out the Topic of the Week discussions Pork Pie mentioned. I have found these to be a great resource, informative and sometimes entertaining.
    This one may be of particular interest to you:
    Topic of the Week - Keeping the Flock Safe from Predators

    If you would like to share Pictures and Stories of your flock, you have come to the right place. BYC’ers never tire of these and do not back away slowly or commence eye rolling when the photo album or home videos come out ;)
     
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