1. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Im not asking for pitty but i know i can post things like this here on BYC. My barn caught on fire about 1 week ago. I lost all my birds but 4. I am in high school and ever since 5th grade i started an interest in raising backyard poultry. I was truely devasted, so the great friends that i have started a fund raiser and we got enough money to make a new coop which is really good. Will be posting many pictures as my new barn starts to develop. The coop is going to be 16 x 24. We are starting friday and i cannot wait. I miss having all my birds around so i cannot wait for it to be finished [​IMG]
     
  2. CrestedGirl

    CrestedGirl Polish Obsessed

    Mar 7, 2011
    Fort Worth, Tx
    [​IMG] I am so sorry!!!! I am glad you were able to get some money to build a new coop. I might have some hatching eggs next year that I can give to you [​IMG]
     
  3. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks we are starting thursday by putting the posts in the ground for the foundation. Cant wait to get started [​IMG]
     
  4. kimf

    kimf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My heart goes out to you. [​IMG] I am new to chickens and have 4 week olds. I am hooked. I cannot imagine loosing them. So glad to hear you have such great friends and will be able to rebuild so quickly. [​IMG]
     
  5. poultryfan73

    poultryfan73 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks were starting tommrow!
     
  6. TheJuan-n-Only

    TheJuan-n-Only Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 10, 2010
    Tampa
    Glad you are getting a fresh start!! Looking forward to TONS of pics [​IMG]
     
  7. johnsons-r-us

    johnsons-r-us Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, new coop! [​IMG]

    That's great!
     
  8. kuntrygirl

    kuntrygirl Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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    Sorry to hear about your birds and your barn. Can't wait to see the new coop.
     
  9. fireguy56

    fireguy56 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hey, glad to hear ya getting a new coop. Wish I were closer, I come help ya build it. By the way, was their any determination as to how the fire started? Did ya have electrical power to the coop? Was it investigated by local FD. Curious, am Fire Investigator in Louisiana. Good luck,
    Erik
     
  10. jtbrown

    jtbrown Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hang in there and enjoy the new coop, this kind of thing happens, but that doesn't make it any easier. How many did you lose? Poor things, hope the remaining 4 do well in the new digs. Good luck building, cannot wait to see your new digs!luck building!
     

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