Newbie from Tampa who's work seems never ending

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by iveman99, Aug 10, 2013.

  1. iveman99

    iveman99 Hatching

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    Hey there everyone! I just got into this whole chicken thing literally last week and brought home four pullets four days ago. I built the coop 2'x4'x3' tall with a 2'x4' run below. Pics to come. But the thing is it seems like it never quite done. Im always finding some reason to fix this or change that, i guess as an excuse to hang out with the girls lol. This was my first attempt at building anything as im not a very handy guy, but we got hit by a tornado yesterday and i didnt lose so much as a shingle so i guess i did something right lol.
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! Great to have you aboard! If possible you might consider expanding both your coop and run size. The recommended coop size is 4 sq. ft. per bird and for the run it is 10 sq. ft. per bird. Good luck to you!
     
  3. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC.
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 8 Years

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    [​IMG] glad you dodged a bullet (tornado)
     
  5. iveman99

    iveman99 Hatching

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    I plan to free range once they learn where they sleep at night but thanks for the advice, any and all advice is always welcome :)
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  9. iveman99

    iveman99 Hatching

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    Thank you, thank you all!
     

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