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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Chickenshoe, Mar 16, 2015.

  1. Chickenshoe

    Chickenshoe Chirping

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    We are picking up our desired 11 ladies this weekend, (mostly silverlaced Wyandottes) and Plymouth Rocks. Im building a 4x8 coop, its about 1/2 done,, its on 4- 4x4, 1/2 inch ply floor, gonna laminate it too, outside T11, roof--> ply with metal over that.. Im leaning towards insulating with cardboard (cheap and readily available) to give the coop that extra measure of protection for the brutal winters we have... gonna put up some OSB on the inside,,it's not ply like the T11 outer, think the girls will peck holes in the inner OSB?. gonna install two windows with screens and vents in the peaks.. looking forward to learning more....."chickenshoe"
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 Free Ranging Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with the coop build!
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member 7 Years

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  4. Chickenshoe

    Chickenshoe Chirping

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    thanks.. build's going well... im guessing they will leave the inner wall board alone as long as its sold wall... Im most looking forward to sitting on my front porch watching them run around my property...oh, the eggs will be yummy too
     
  5. N F C

    N F C you heard the cat, smile! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome to BYC!

    If you have any questions, feel free to ask. There are a lot of friendly and knowledgeable members here.

    Nice to have you join us!
     
  6. Chicken Girl1

    Chicken Girl1 Queen of the Coop

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    Hello [​IMG]and Welcome to BYC![​IMG]
    Glad to have you join! Feel free to make yourself at home!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us!
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Crowing 5 Years

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]I'm glad you joined our community.

    I hope the coop construction goes well!
     
  9. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Please make yourself at home and we are here to help.
     
  10. drumstick diva

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

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    Welcome to the flock. Rule of thumb is 4-5 sq.feet per bird inside the coop, excluding roosts and nest boxes. Ten sq.feet per bird in the outdoor run. Enjoy your birds
     

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