Newbie Introduction. Hi all!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by EdibleLandscape, May 19, 2016.

  1. EdibleLandscape

    EdibleLandscape Out Of The Brooder

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    I got my first chickens from Tractor Supply March 20th. I've had a wild ride. My wife and I are looking to homestead, planting edible landscapes, and raising our own chickens for food and for eggs (predominantly for eggs, with a priority in tick eradication). I'm glad to be a part of this site, and looking forward to you constant guidance to get me over the hump of pure newbness and into the fun that is chicken rearing. The coop is a work in progress 4'x8'x4'. Still have to roof it and figure a few things out but it's plumbed and the feeders were built with ideas I found here and all over the web.
     
  2. EdibleLandscape

    EdibleLandscape Out Of The Brooder

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  3. EdibleLandscape

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  4. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - thanks for all the photos! Your coop seems to be coming along nicely - well done.

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center, and if you have a specific topic in mind, just type it in the search box - there's a wealth of information on past and present threads.


    You may wish to consider joining your state thread as it will put you in touch with other BYC members in your area - https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/270925/find-your-states-thread

    All the best
    CT
     
  5. Frindizzle

    Frindizzle Guitar Girl <3 Premium Member

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  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Nice build my only suggestion would be - appears roost bar is narrow side up, chickens prefer wide side up, so they can lay their heads down on their feet (in winter this keeps them warmer.)
     
  7. BunnynChicks

    BunnynChicks Duck Lover

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    Your coop looks great and your birds are so pretty.
     
  8. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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