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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Blondie654, Aug 22, 2013.

  1. Blondie654

    Blondie654 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi there,

    I was a 'lurker' but now we as a family have made the decision to get chickens (awaiting coop) i thought it was a good idea to research research research!!!
    So many wonderful ideas and articles on this site! I love it!

    As a newbie to chickens and with 2 small children i was thinking of getting 2 pekin Bantams and a couple of hybrids although i do like the buff Orpingtons.. soooo pretty! I hope that a good plan. The coop i'm looking at will be 10ft sq space for them and i can let them free range a little but i also love my flowers! Took me forever to train the rabbit not to eat them!

    Anyway Howdy nice to finally be a member! [​IMG]
     
  2. Iuvmychix

    Iuvmychix Chillin' With My Peeps

    Howdy! [​IMG] Those sound like good chicks although I never had any experience with Bantams though.I pesonally love Buff Orps!
     
  3. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Glad you have joined us :)
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]they generally say 4 square feet per bird inside the coop and 10 square feet per bird in the outdoor run. I don't know what the approved space for bantams is. If you want them to spare your flowers you probably have to fence them in very well.
     
  5. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  6. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Blondie654, and [​IMG]! Pleased you upgraded from lurker to full fledged member! Good luck to you!
     

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