Pensacola, fl

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by weavefish, May 8, 2016.

  1. weavefish

    weavefish New Egg

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    So I got the bug... built a small coop yesterday and brought home 3 barred's today. The coop is 3×3 2 nesting boxes with a run below. I plan on adding a larger until this week. Pics to come.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC, and good luck with your flock.
     
  3. weavefish

    weavefish New Egg

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    Thanks. First night they seem to have decided to nest on the ground. They're new to the 2 story concept.
     
  4. dillu little

    dillu little Out Of The Brooder

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    Actually I found wild chicken egg in the jungle ,were being eaten by eagle ,for sake I saved one ,without knowing how old it is ,now its in an homemade incubator, I don't know how to hatch ,even don't know when is day 21,rest all test are done ,got low floater in water test. Help me please
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - glad that you have joined us and congrats on your first flock!

    You'll find lots of info in the Learning Centre (even if you have lots of experience)
    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
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Rule of thumb is 4-5 sq.feet per bird in the coop, excluding roosts and nest boxes, and 10 sq. feet per bird in the outdoor run. Your birds will be crowded in that small coop, they grow fast.
     
  7. weavefish

    weavefish New Egg

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    The coop is 12sqft. And below it is a run. I plan on building a bigger run this week.
     
  8. Peep-Chicken

    Peep-Chicken Overrun With Chickens

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    My Coop
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  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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

    weavefish New Egg

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    Quick question. How long does it take for chickens to adept to new surroundings. My chickens are super freaked out, which i expected, but at what point should i be concerned?
     

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