SacCityChickens

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by SacCityChickens, Mar 31, 2012.

  1. SacCityChickens

    SacCityChickens In the Brooder

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    Hello, SacCityChickens here!
    I live in Sacramento California & it just became legal to have chickens in the city.
    My wife & I decided to get a couple of chickens.
    I gated-off a corner of my backyard, to keep our dog out, & bought a simple 4x8 coop from craigslist. The lady I bought the coop from also sold me a couple of young layers. One RIR, & one Barred Rock.
    We've had them for 4 days, & they have both started laying. The Red has layed 3 eggs in 3 days & the Rock just layed her first! I'm sooo stoked! This is hella fun!
    Thanks guy's, it was very helpfull finding this site.
    I'll take a few pictures as soon as it quits raining.
    We love our girls!
     
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  2. Chicken Frenzie

    Chicken Frenzie Chicken Whisperer

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm sure you'll enjoy it here. I can't wait for pictures! :)
     
  3. 4-H chicken mom

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad you joined. Congrats on your first chickens. Just be careful of the chicken math. :thumbsup
     
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    Kevin565 Crowing Premium Member

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  5. SacCityChickens

    SacCityChickens In the Brooder

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    Thanks for the warm welcome everyone. This is a great site, I'm so gload I found BYC!

    It's stopped raining so here's a few pics of "Rosey" & "Rocky" in their chicken yard.
    I just had to move my camper a little foreward & installed some 6' chain link gates between my garage & 7' wood fence. Their coop was made from recycled materials & has hardware cloth for protection. I've burried some wire around the outside also, to discurage digging under. I have a hanging feeder & water'er.
    The 3 eggs in a row are Rosey's & the single is Rockies!
    Thanks again, I've learned so much here!

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  6. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC. Nice pics and coop.
     
  7. greymane

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  8. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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  9. SacCityChickens

    SacCityChickens In the Brooder

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    Thanks, having chickens has been a lot of fun, so far.
    It was easy to make a chicken yard, by hanging two pre-made 6' chain link gates. This gives them a 12'x18' outdoor yard.
    I have a 7' fence all around my house & soon I will be free rangeing them in my entire yard.
    Here's a couple more pic's of their coop, inside & out.
    Thanks so much

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  10. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Free Ranging 7 Years

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    Great coop
     

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