Planning in Cleveland

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by clevetromba, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. clevetromba

    clevetromba Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi everybody,

    I have been a casual reader of this site for the past year or so, but have not actually started keeping chickens yet. After watching "Alaska The Last Frontier" on Discovery, I've decided to get serious about starting a flock. I have a garage full of salvaged lumber and now I need to get a coop design down on paper. I'm a little bewildered by all the options and considerations, and have limited placement options in my yard. I'm going straight for the "required reading" section and hope to figure out the basics so I'm ready to start building next Spring.

    Mark
     
  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Good luck with your coop building project.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] There are some wonderful designs and plans in the Coops section. Also check out the Learning Center for more on housing, feeding, flock maintenance etc. Enjoy!
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Have confidence in yourself, chickens aren't picky, I'm sure they will love whatever you make for them.
     
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  5. petrel

    petrel Chats with Chickens

    What DSD said. So long as you observe a few basic rules, they will love it and flourish in it. Chickens aren't engineers or architectural critics.

    Plenty of space, plenty of ventilation, ease of cleaning, and reduction of drafts seem to be some the most important things. Otherwise, just enjoy perusing the coops section.
     
  6. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

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  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Mark, welcome to BYC. Good luck in establishing a flock.
     
  9. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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