Newby here

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by brandola, Dec 1, 2015.

  1. brandola

    brandola Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi. Just finished building my coop.[​IMG]

    Have first 4 hens. 2 RIR and 2 Black stars. The RIR are 2 years old. Previous owner gave them to me bc they were molting.
    The black stars are about 4 months old.

    Any advice to a comeplete newby??
     
  2. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. You have some excellent layers. Thanks for posting the pic of your coop. :eek:) Black Star is one of several labels under which some hatcheries market their Black Sex Links and they are very friendly and hardy egg laying machines that will consistently churn out more than 300 large brown eggs per hen per year with double yolks not being uncommon. If you haven't done so already, definitely check out our Learning Center at https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center. There is lots of useful information there. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Cheers.
     
  3. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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    Did you build the coop yourself? Looks like a nice size for your flock of 4.

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  4. brandola

    brandola Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks. Yes built myself from ideas on here. It's 8 x 14.
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That's a nice coop you got there. Sounds like you did your research. The forum Michael directed you to will give you lots of additional advice you may be looking for.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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