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Ok im new here and to chickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by wildbillg, Nov 17, 2015.

  1. wildbillg

    wildbillg Out Of The Brooder

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    I have been reading the site for a while now and decided to finally join
    so heres the start to the coop LOL
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    the build will be off the cuff and use a dog run for the run area..
     
  2. N F C

    N F C Home in WY Premium Member

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  3. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC. Glad you decided to join our flock. A lot of us were lurkers before joining. :eek:) 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. Good luck in getting your coop built.
     
  4. gander007

    gander007 Chicken Obsessed

    Alright [​IMG] great to have you joining the BYC flock [​IMG]
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    Welcome to BYC! Looks like you have enough materials for a good start.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. If you plan to use a dog kennel for the run, I suggest you line the inside perimeter with 1/2" hardware cloth from ground to about 18" upward. This will prevent raccoons and other preds from reaching in and biting off any body part they can snag. Chickens usually sit against the wire and don't seem to notice what is happening. A cover is good to keep out hawks, climbers, and keep your birds from flying out.
     
  8. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the BYC flock! We are glad you joined us!

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