Planning a coop in the Minneapolis 'burbs

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Vashjir, Oct 2, 2012.

  1. Vashjir

    Vashjir Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello everyone! My name is Phil and I'm planning on keeping a trio of laying hens in my backyard in Richfield, mn starting this spring. I'd go bigger, but 3 is the limit in Richfield. This site has already been most helpful in deciding on a coop/run style and what breeds I'll be keeping.
    My dad and I are currently in the planning and design process for a 4'x8' 'A' frame style chicken tractor. My ideal stocklist is one speckled sussex, one australorp and a rhode island red that I can raise from baby chicks.

    My other pets include a loveable hound mutt named sarah and about 20 aquariums full of tropical fish that I breed and sell to fund my hobbies.

    Hoping to meet some fellow chicken enthusiasts, and maybe even a local breeder or two. Looking forward to learning a lot.
    Thanks for reading,
    Phil
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    Big A Chickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  8. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, Phil, and [​IMG]! Great to have you here! I like the 3 breeds you have chosen. Selling fish to fund chickens!! Sounds like a good plan.
     
  9. Vashjir

    Vashjir Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks for the welcomes everybody, glad to be here.
     
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