New Reno chicken

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by NewRenoNv, Jun 26, 2015.

  1. NewRenoNv

    NewRenoNv Out Of The Brooder

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    Just started building
     
  2. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Do you have any chickens yet? Glad you joined BYC.
     
  3. NewRenoNv

    NewRenoNv Out Of The Brooder

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    Not even close looking to start construction in a few weeks
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You might want to check out our Coops section at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck in getting your coop built.
     
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  5. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC!

    Good luck with your coop build. Check out the link @Michael OShay has given you, lots of good information there.

    It's nice to have you join us!
     
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  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. NewRenoNv

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    Coop is finally almost done and is ready for chicks so just pick up 6 girls today!!!!!
     
  8. NewRenoNv

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    It's been 8 months now and all 6 girls are doing great had to add more insulation to the coop and two ceramic heaters on the night we were -4 but just for the really cold nights other than that they've been fine with just straw. I did make the coop way to big for my small flock but with our snow I figured they needed the extra space when they could not go out other than the run. Most days we get 4-6 eggs so other than some soft shells we're doing great
     
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  9. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Great to hear!! On the soft shells....are you giving them a calcium source like crushed oyster shell? It will harden the shells up. Give it free choice - they seem to know they need it and eat only the amount they need. Good luck to you!
     
  10. CuzChickens

    CuzChickens CountryChick

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    Hello there, and welcome to Backyard chickens! Glad you joined us, hope you enjoy it here as much as I have! :frow

    ~Cuz
     

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