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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by pr0wlunwoof, Mar 12, 2014.

  1. pr0wlunwoof

    pr0wlunwoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am referred to as King DIY in the neighborhood. My latest venture, Chickens. I have to admit I went into this current venture half cocked. Meaning I went to the local tractor supply to get my propane tanks filled and somehow wound up buying 6 chicks, feeder, waterier, and bedding.

    Now 3 weeks later I have a very nice custom built coop and 12 chickens total. I have 4 Cornish Rocks(didn't realize they were eating chickens when I bought them), 3 Road Island Reds, 3 Americanas, 1 Bard Rock, and 1 Mixed Bantam. It has been allot of work to this point, but I think the maintenance on my coop should be fairly easy. I have purchased a 17lb feeder and am building a waterer from a 5 gallon bucket pvc and chicken nipples.

    I will upload some photos of the finished coop. In the process of staining it this week. Hopefully the temps get a little warmer and I can put them in around the 22nd of this month.

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  2. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Very nice work! And cute babies as well!

    Enjoy all your poultry adventures and welcome to BYC!
     
  3. pr0wlunwoof

    pr0wlunwoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks TwoCrows. It has been allot of blood and sweat, but it looks totally awesome. I work in IT so getting my hands dirty is refreshing. At some point if I can run power out to the edge of the property I might just put in a couple chicken cams and host them on the web.
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Live chicken cam! Love it! [​IMG]
     
  5. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    Hello :frow and Welcome To BYC! Nice looking coop, the chicks should be right at home there!
     
  6. pr0wlunwoof

    pr0wlunwoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I hope they like it. I put more thought and work into it than I did my Deck [​IMG]
     
  7. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    Absolutely! The poultry probably live far better around here than we do!! [​IMG]
     
  8. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I did the same thing lol went in with my daughter and walked out with chicks. Oops [​IMG]

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  9. pr0wlunwoof

    pr0wlunwoof Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Still gotta stain a the other sides, but this is it.
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC - great coop set up!
     

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