New on here!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Phil1895, Mar 19, 2016.

  1. Phil1895

    Phil1895 New Egg

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    Hey all! New on here and getting my backyard chicks next month! Only getting 6 for now, plan on getting 2-RIR's, 2-SLW, and 2-BLW. My coops under construction, I'll post pics one it's looking better. I'm hung up on what todo for my nesting boxes! There's so many options out there!
     
  2. austrolover1

    austrolover1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG]Hey! Look around the Forum to find info on chicks, coops, and much more! You will have a great time on BYC!
     
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  3. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    [​IMG] glad you have joined us and congrats on getting your own flock.

    Unless you have a walk in large coop - external nest boxes IMO are the way to go.
     
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  4. N F C

    N F C just blowing in the wind Premium Member Project Manager

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    x2 on sunflour's comment...external boxes take up less room inside the coop and are easy for the egg gatherer to use.

    Make yourself at home here, thanks for joining us!
     
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  5. Phil1895

    Phil1895 New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome! I'll have to look into these external boxes!!
     
  6. Wendy High

    Wendy High Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to addiction. Lots of good people and interaction in here.:frow
     
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  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad to have you onboard.

    Joining your state thread will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area, which can be helpful (just type the name of your state in the search box).

    All the best
    CT
     
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  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice to meet you Phil, welcome to the Backyard chickens flock [​IMG]
     
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  9. hennypenney

    hennypenney Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! We had a small coop built, and there is 6 nest boxes and my chickens usually only laid eggs in the ones located in the corners, so basically out of the six, they used two only. Good luck!
     
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  10. uncertainty

    uncertainty Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from the Great White North - we still have a whole bunch of snow on the ground. Glad you are here, we can learn together. A fellow newb.
     
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