New to BYC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Adam Bomb, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Adam Bomb

    Adam Bomb New Egg

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    Ive been lurking around BYC for some time now soaking up all the info I can about raising chickens so today after building a real brooder and moving away from storage tubs i figured it was time to join the forum.


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    As a first time chicken taker care ofer its amazing how fast these guys grow!


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    3 1/2 weeks old.

    Here in Kentucky the weather has been ridiculously unpredictable and unseasonably cold so today was the first time the chicks got to go and play outside.


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  2. BlueWater29

    BlueWater29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] I like your new brooder!
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] I like your flock.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Adam Bomb, and [​IMG]! Happy you joined us! Great looking brooder and flock! I know what you mean about the weather! You will get the snow today or tonight that we got yesterday and last night! Good luck to you!
     
  5. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined BYC

    Nice job on the brooder. That means your coop will look just as great I bet.

    Thanks for shaing the pics. Cute chicks
     
  6. Adam Bomb

    Adam Bomb New Egg

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    Thanks for the warm welcome and complements . Yes DDNONIN2016 I have big plans for the coop i will be starting on it this weekend. Cedar siding, double hung windows, and a tin roof LOL. Im looking to build 4X8 or 4X10. They will have a 100'X50' pasture so they will only be in the coop at night. With three full length roosts how many bird do you guys this a coop that size would comfortably house?
     
  7. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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

    For standard sized fowl you need 4 square feet of floor space in the coop, and ideally 10 square feet of run per bird.
     
  9. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!! [​IMG] Glad you joined us!! [​IMG]
     

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