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Ruben in Chesapeake, VA

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jaimesr27, Mar 10, 2016.

  1. jaimesr27

    jaimesr27 In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2016
    Hi there all,

    I'm new to here and to chickens. Currently 5 chicks, 3 in a homemade brooder and the other two in a bigger homemade pen in my garage. Currently I just started building my coop in my back yard, so we will see how that turns out soon enough, hooyah!

    Thank you everybody

  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
    Hi Ruben and welcome to BYC - great to have you onboard. Good luck with the coop build - the Coop section is a good place for inspiration.

    The Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    Joining your state thread (just type your state in the search box) will also put you in contact with other BYC members in your area.


    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

    Aug 26, 2009
    Out to pasture
    Nice to meet you Ruben, hope you enjoy BYC as much as we do.
  4. jaimesr27

    jaimesr27 In the Brooder

    Mar 10, 2016
    Thanks, I'll have to check out. On weekdays I only get about an hr to work on my coop. I've been at it for 3days now but it's coming along. Hoping to have it done by Sunday. So... Maybe you can help me, I want this to be good for 6 hens. I was thinking of 2 nesting boxes, an easy clean out door, and roost for them. The coop size is 2x4 because I'm trying to make it light weight so it can be a tractor. I'm also thinking of putting the PVC Pipes inside as a waterer and feeder. Any thoughts or ideas would be great.[​IMG]
    Last edited: Mar 11, 2016
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

    Jun 15, 2012
    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)

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