New to BYC and new to raising chickens

bjerols

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Apr 21, 2014
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Hi all!

I joined this site because I saw how useful the information it contains and how helpful the members are! Seems like a great place, glad I found it.

My wife and I are raising 2 small boys and we go through lots of eggs, and always loved the fresh ones from my parents' neighbor who raises chickens. Our boys love animals and figured it would be great to help teach the how to respect and care for animals, plus get delicious fresh eggs for feeding our family.

We are in the suburbs around New York city and are going to be redoing our backyard so the timing will be perfect to add a coop. I actually am interested in adding a Shed/Coop combination so I can store garden tools, lawn mower etc in one side and have the chicken coop on the other side. I am sure we will be back with loads of questions so thanks in advance for providing answers/tips to us!
 

TwoCrows

A Native Raven
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Mar 21, 2011
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My Coop
My Coop


Welcome to BYC!

So glad you could join our community! Sounds like a perfect shed/coop combo! Have you stopped by our coops pages for some design ideas? Lots of fun coops you might get some ideas from...

https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops

You might also stop by our learning center for some great tips and hints on raising your new additions...

https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

You can also connect with other members in your area to chat about how and what they do in raising and keeping poultry...

https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/2811/any-new-yorkers-out-there

If you have any questions, feel free to ask. Enjoy this new adventure you are on and welcome to our flock!
 

Kelsie2290

Free Ranging
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Feb 18, 2011
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Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! TwoCrows gave you some great links to check out. Good luck with your chicken project!
 
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