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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by dmountford, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. dmountford

    dmountford New Egg

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    Hi, I am Danielle. We are looking to get 2 chickens this spring, but we need to build our coop first. I live in West Haven, CT. If anyone has any tips for neighbors that would be great. We live in a pretty tight neighborhood.
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome and good luck.
    Build a pretty coop and give neighbors eggs. But for that you'll need more than 2 hens. I wouldn't recommend starting with that few. I say a minimum of 2 per family member. You'll eat more eggs when you have fresh ones in your backyard. Chickens are flock animals and need friends. If one dies the other won't do well and it's hard to add more later. Start with the most allowed.
     
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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Going Bhonkers Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Danielle, welcome to BYC. With chickens, 3 is better than 2 - if somthing happens to one the remaining birds will still have comapny if you start with 3.
     
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    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. redsoxs

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    Greetings from Kansas, Danielle, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in the chicken universe! Good luck with your coop building chickens!
     
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    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     

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