Newbie from Connecticut

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Flashy2003, Dec 31, 2010.

  1. Flashy2003

    Flashy2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi, for the last couple of years Ive been kicking the idea of getting chickens. My brother had a couple last year and they were awesome. So I decided I am ready for a few. I live in a urban area but i have a decent yard for a couple hens. I will be building my own couple and actually just bought most of the material needed. Now all I need is a good design for me and my yard. I will only be keeping around four or five bantams so that shouldn't be to overwhelming for a first timer. I am actually looking for and couple specific breeds that i want but I cant seem to find anyone close with these birds. Maybe I will find them on this site. Well its great to join your forum and I hope I can be as much help to you as you will be to me. Thanks
     
  2. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  3. Muscovies

    Muscovies Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] from North Carolina
     
  4. The Tinman

    The Tinman Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] Where in CT are you?
     
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  5. annie3001

    annie3001 My Girls

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    welcome from ct.!!!! [​IMG]
     
  6. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] from Colorado!

    If you're still looking for designs there's a book that has some awesome insights.

    http://www.coopedup.net/buy/ Building Chicken Coops for Dumbies! Plus there's plenty of pics around to give you some more creative ideas too.

    Have fun! And remember; always leave room for one or two more than you THINK you want... [​IMG]
     
  7. Flashy2003

    Flashy2003 Out Of The Brooder

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    Quote:I currently live in East Haven.
     
  8. True Grit

    True Grit Chillin' With My Peeps

    [​IMG] You can check out my coop on my byc page. I have 5 EEs. If my coop and run were bigger, I'd have more.[​IMG]
     
  9. 12HappyHens

    12HappyHens New Egg

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    Hi & Welcome, I'm from CT too...Bethany.[​IMG] I'm picking up a couple additional hens this weekend that I found searching Craigslist. You may have some luck there finding different breeds. Enjoy!
     
  10. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    A warm welcome from an imp in Washington

    Imp
     

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