Not my first rodeo

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by mountainman40, Jan 14, 2016.

  1. mountainman40

    mountainman40 New Egg

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    I have had chickens on 2 separate occasions in the last 5 years. Neither time did I have the very long due to poor planning on my part. I bought the chicks then quickly slapped together a coop, just to have it broken into and all my chickens killed. I finally wised up, I'm building a chicken coop now so I can get some in the spring. It will be 4x8 with a 16 foot run.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    CherriesBrood Chicken Photographer

    Hello and [​IMG]
    We are glad you joined us!

    When I first got chickens I had this happen to me too, except it was by my dog. [​IMG] Any who I hope you like BYC! This is a great website for chicken owners! May I suggest checking out the learning center articles? They have some great info. in there all about chickens!
     
  4. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Please use 1/2" hardware cloth rather than flimsy chicken wire. It lasts longer and holds up much better to predators.
     
  6. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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  7. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

    Hello!
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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to joined the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  8. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - best of luck with your new build!

    All the best
    Ct
     

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