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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SOMDcooper, Oct 17, 2015.

  1. SOMDcooper

    SOMDcooper New Egg

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    Hello,

    Been lurking for a few months collecting as much knowledge for my start-up coop. Just about finished construction of the coop and run, and anxious to add the RTL hens. Totally new to raising chickens, so any info you wish to share would be greatly appreciated.

    Here are a couple pics of the coop during various stages of construction. Coop is constructed of all re-purposed wood; pallets, fencing, and wall studs from a house renovation. Not a dime spent on lumber!!!

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  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) Your coop is really cute. Thanks for posting the pics. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. Bine

    Bine Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome!
    Nice coop! Wish I could do something like it.
    If you have questions, I am sure someone here knows the answer.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  5. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  6. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Hello :frow and welcome to BYC!
     
  7. turtlesgalore

    turtlesgalore Chillin' With My Peeps

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    NICE CHICKEN COOP! [​IMG] welcome and your off to great start[​IMG]
     
  8. Magnoliae

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    We are new too. I'm amazed at the tons of info. I surely did not know there was so much to raising chickens! Good luck!
     
  9. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Hello to you too! There is a lot to chickens and other poultry, that's what makes raising them fun and interesting.

    Nice to have you here!
     
  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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