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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by runin1wild, Jan 16, 2015.

  1. runin1wild

    runin1wild New Egg

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    I'm new to this all and want to start raising a couple of hens! I found this site very helpful so far. I can't wait to get started and want to build my own coup. I have a friend who built his own cage with wheels so he can move it around on fresh grass and it keeps the wild predators out a night. I would love to see other peoples ideas as well. So I'm here doing all my research first. Just can't wait until the snow melts!!!!
     
  2. tj74roberts

    tj74roberts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome from California.
     
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  3. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC![​IMG]We're glad to have you.

    To see lots of coop designs, I suggest looking at the Coops section: Coop Designs
     
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  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  5. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    My Coop
  6. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Do you have a breed preference?
     
  7. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member

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    [​IMG] So glad you joined us.

    If you have room for more than 2, I would suggest getting 4-5. Especially if you plan to get baby chicks, many folks do end up with a roo or 2 in the mix. Chickens are happier in groups and happy hens lay tasty eggs. Good luck with the adventure.
     
  8. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] We're glad you joined us!

    I would definitely check out the coops section, which Wyandottes7 gave you a link to. The Learning Center is an informative place to look at, too.

    Also, feel free to ask any specific questions that you have! I and other members would be glad to help as well as we can. [​IMG]
     
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  9. runin1wild

    runin1wild New Egg

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    I don't yet but my 1st question would be , which one lays the jumbo eggs ? I love the yokes. Eggs are my new bread ! I love making veggie omelets and over easy! I really enjoy this still I have spent most of the day looking at other people Chicken Coops. Isee so many great ideas!!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     

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