New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenfarmer54, Apr 15, 2012.

  1. Chickenfarmer54

    Chickenfarmer54 Out Of The Brooder

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    I'm new to BYC, and I think I will enjoy this.
    I don't have any chickens yet, I'm still in the research process, but it won't take me long. The hardest part is figuring out what type of coop I want. My hubby is handy, but he has enough work to do. I 'm not entirely new to chickens, as I had Bantams in the past....I don't know what they were, just Bantams. Fun little girls, and I'm ready to start again.

    My biggest concern is providing a coop that keeps them safe as we have raccoons, skunks, snakes, hawks, cats, dogs, and opossums in our area. We do not live in an urban neighborhood, we are out in the country.

    Hello to all.
     
  2. Delta2 23

    Delta2 23 Flock Master

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    :welcome
    Have you checked out the Coop Construction section? Perhaps you could ask for some tips there.
     
  3. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. :thumbsup
     
  5. PamelaTX

    PamelaTX Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi ChickenFarmer54! Welcome from Texas. I am with you exactly...doing the research and planning the coop but not having any chickens yet. I am also in the country and have all the predators that you do. I have finally choosen a spot for my coop and after looking at many, many of the coops posted here (thanks to everyone who posted photos!!) I have my design on paper. Now all I have left to do is wait for my hubby to take down a few dead trees that would threaten the coop. Once they are gone, I've got my hammer ready!

    I think you will really enjoy BYC! Welcome and I hope to see your posts (and photos of your coop building process!) soon.

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  6. dreamer5577

    dreamer5577 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi && Welcome!!!
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  7. greymane

    greymane Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
     
  9. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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