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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by CoopedUp21, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. CoopedUp21

    CoopedUp21 Hatching

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    Hi there! (Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada) I recently purchased a home in the country and have always wanted chickens :) I am completely new at this and need all the help and info I can get! I would like to build the coop from recycled material to keep it green and it also has to be able to withstand the cold winters we get here. If anyone could send me in the direction for some plans that would be great. I also need all the basic begginer info. (how to care, feed, etc.) Thanks so much everyone and hope to hear from you!
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] For coop plans look here:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops

    And here are just some of the recycled coops threads to give you some more ideas:

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...-save-money-and-build-with-recycled-materials

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...and-old-coop-with-recycled-materials-new-pics

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/184580/recycling-materials-to-build-your-coop

    As you can see, there is a lot of things you can use and do! Have fun and post pics of your coop when it's done so we can see.
     
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  4. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Crowing Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!!!
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    Glad you joined us!!
     
  5. liz9910

    liz9910 Crowing

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    [​IMG] from California!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Crowing

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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  8. CoopedUp21

    CoopedUp21 Hatching

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    I'm having a hard time finding detailed plans for a coop. I'm looking for something that is step by step with measurements. I am pretty handy although I like to follow instructions. Any help would be much appreciated!
     
  9. CoopedUp21

    CoopedUp21 Hatching

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    I was considering the "building a chicken coop for dummies", any thoughts??
     
  10. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC.
     

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