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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Dishens, May 19, 2019.

  1. Dishens

    Dishens In the Brooder

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    Hi everyone. I’m so new to chickens I don’t have my chickens yet. We are preparing the ground for our coop and run. I will have a coop with a small run attached, and we plan on erecting a larger area from kennel fencing we have. I plan on perhaps 6 -8 hens to start. We live in CT. I welcome any thoughts and suggestions regarding housing and environment, suitable chicken breeds, and obtaining pullets. Thanks!
     
  2. FluffTheDuck

    FluffTheDuck Duck love is recognizable in any language

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    Welcome to BYC! What breed are you looking for? Why you getting chickens? Eggs, pets, or meat?
     
  3. Sequel

    Sequel Crowing

    :frow Hi and welcome to BYC! I haunted these forums for a while before I ever got chickens too! I hope you enjoy your time here and learn what you need to have the best chickening experience ever! :celebrate
     
  4. Chicka_deee

    Chicka_deee Songster

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    Welcome!! Glad you joined our happy flock!
     
  5. Peachychicken1

    Peachychicken1 Chirping

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  6. Mybackyardpeepers

    Mybackyardpeepers Crowing

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    Hi and welcome to the BYC flock!
     
  7. Texas Kiki

    Texas Kiki Egg Pusher

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  8. fldiver97

    fldiver97 Enabler

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    Welcome :welcome Check the learning center for articles on breeds, coops, predator proofing etc. You’ll find lots of great info and ideas :thumbsup Nice to have you here!
     
  9. DobieLover

    DobieLover Easily distracted by chickens

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    Hello and welcome to BYC! :frow Glad you joined.
    My first suggestion is make sure you plan for predator protection. Chicken wire is not predator protection!
     
  10. N F C

    N F C Oh no Mr. Bill!

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    :welcome

    Good for you on getting the coop taken care of before you get chickens!

    Thanks for joining us!
     

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