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  1. stjohn711

    stjohn711 Hatching

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    Hello all,

    Glad to find this awesome site. This is my first year of farming and I have 5 girls. Below is my homemade Michigan State chicken coop! Go Green!
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    I have a polish, a golden sex link, i think a delaware, an all white one girl and an australorp. had a frizzle but Ronda became Ronald and starting waking up the neighbors. My australorp is extremely noisy and shy. My Polish is just awful. Constantly flying into the fence and stirring up the others. Other three are perfect. My golden sex link has an amazing personality.

    Excited for new tips and share what I learn along the way! Looking for a few more girls for the spring that are different then what I have now!
     

  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome!
     
  3. Mehjr10

    Mehjr10 Songster

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    Welcome to BYC from West TN ! Plenty of Good Info to be found here.
     
  4. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    Your flock sounds very interesting - we have gold sex links and the hens are lovely as well! They love to fly onto my lap. :p
    Good job on making that coop yourself!
     
  5. AK Baha

    AK Baha Songster

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    Hello and welcome.[​IMG]
     
  6. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us! That's a lovely coop and run.
     
  7. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Polish are skiddish because there vision is partially blocked and they scare easy.
    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve. :frow
     

  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome to BYC! Pretty coop and run, am sure your girls love it.
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] very nice coop, the run needs to have 1/2" hardware cloth. Chicken wire only keeps chickens IN, it does nothing to keep predators OUT.

    If you cut back the crest on your polish, you will be amazed at the personality change. Polish and Silkies have their visions obscured by big crests to please the breeders-buyers. They are nothing but a nuisance to the poor birds themselves. They are easy pickings for predators etc., just because they can't see well enough to escape.
     
  10. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC! x2 on Drumstick Diva's advice.
     

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