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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Tronracer, Mar 22, 2018.

  1. Tronracer

    Tronracer In the Brooder

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    hi my name is Marc. I’m a new member here. My wife and I live in New Jersey.

    We recently bought 7 chicks. 3 EE, 2 Australorps, 1 OE, 1 Barred Rock.

    I work in IT and I am a balloon twister as a side hustle. My wife is a social worker.

    I need some advice on building my coop which I’ll post about shortly. :)
     
  2. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Hi Marc. :welcome. You should get plenty of great help and advice from the friendly members here. Glad to have you in the flock. What is a balloon twister?
     
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  3. Pork Pie

    Pork Pie Flockwit

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  4. Joeschooks

    Joeschooks Just clucking around

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    Oh duh! It just occurred to me what a balloon twister is :lol:
     
  5. staceyj

    staceyj Enabler

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    Hi Marc, Welcome to the BYC flock!
    Check out the coop pages for ideas!
    Lots of friendly people here happy to help guide you.
     
  6. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master

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    :welcome so glad you have joined us. And congrats on getting your flock.

    Sounds like a wonderful mix of breeds.

    First decide on the style coop/run that fits your needs. Build larger than the minimum requirements....I didn't and had to more than double their home within one year.

    Once you have plans but have specific questions, then feel free to post those under the coops forum.

    Good luck with the new adventure....do get going, they will grow so very fast and be ready for their permanent home sooner than you expect.
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Set 40 eggs Jan. 2!

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  8. Plip

    Plip Free Ranging

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    Welcome to BYC! Great to have you here!
     
  9. Tronracer

    Tronracer In the Brooder

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    I make balloon art for kids parties, corporate and civic events. Here is an example a baby chicken hatching I made out of balloons. ;)
     

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  10. Jetblack2004

    Jetblack2004 Crowing

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    :welcome
    We're glad you joined us!
     

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