Newbie From SC

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Elleoz, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. Elleoz

    Elleoz Out Of The Brooder

    Oct 13, 2011
    Fort Mill SC

    I have been lurking here for awhile, but finally made the decision to get some chicks so I thought I would say hello and intoriduce myself.

    I have 4 female chicks on order at the local feed store and they will arrive March 23rd. I am getting 1 Buff Orpington, 1 Easter Egger, 1 Golden Comet, and 1 Silver Laced Wyandott. I am so excited I can hardly stand it. :)

    We live on 3 acres of heavily wooded land, so finding a flat spot is going to be a bit of a challenge but I think I know where I am going to put the coop. At least I know it will be shaded. lol I am going to convert the kids Little Tykes Playhouse into a coop and get a chain link dog kennel to keep the critters out. Unfortunately, we have coons, fox, coyote, AND hawks around here. yikes! Hopefully I will have it secure enough that they won't get to my girls. I do plan on shutting them in during the night.

    I am reading everything I can to learn all about my little fuzz butts before they arrive. Can't wait to get the party started!
  2. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 27, 2012
    SW Ohio
    Hello and welcome from Southwest Ohio....Good luck with your new babies
  3. cravenchx

    cravenchx Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 7, 2011
    Piedmont of NC
    Hello and welcome. Sounds like you have a good setup. I would consider
    enforcing the chain link fence with hardware cloth or something similar.
    Predators can and will dig under also. [​IMG]
  4. The Red Rooster

    The Red Rooster Poultry Observer

    [​IMG] Glad you joined us! [​IMG]

    Congrats on your chicks! Please send pictures of them in the "Pictures and stories of my chickens" section when they arrive.
  5. ghillie

    ghillie Hen Pecked

    Nov 13, 2008
    Colorado Springs, Co
  6. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from Washington State glad you joined us!
  7. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Chicken Obsessed

    Mar 26, 2011
    Upper Peninsula Michigan
    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]
  8. wekiva bird

    wekiva bird Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 18, 2010
    South Carolina
    [​IMG] and [​IMG]
  9. marxmail

    marxmail Out Of The Brooder

    Jan 29, 2012
    Sparks, Maryland
    Welcome from Maryland! Enjoy your coop project.
  10. Kevin565

    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Dec 22, 2009

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