Wanted: Help.Suppllies for starting out a new coop. Salem, Oregon

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  1. FreshStart

    FreshStart New Egg

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    Hello new friends. First Timer here.

    I responded to a craigslist ad wanting some chickens and the lady was really nice and told me to come here for friendly advice on how to start my own chicken coop.

    My roommates and I live in Salem and have learned that we can raise chickens in our backyard. We are looking to purchase some supplies from a friendly person who would be willing to talk with us about starting a coop and give us a jump start with some friendly advice. We have no idea where to start, but are very reliable dependable people so if we get a helpful nudge from someone in which direction to go, we know we could have a successful coop.

    Thank you for reading this. Any advice would be very helpful.

    Looking forward to some Backyard fresh eggs in the future!!

    FreshStart
     
  2. Three Cedars Silkies

    Three Cedars Silkies Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] Welcome to BYC...

    I waaayy away in Florida but there are many folks on this board from Orgeon who I'm sure would be happy to walk you through this!
     
  3. Acre of Blessings

    Acre of Blessings Canning/Sewing Addict

    Apr 3, 2008
    Axton, VA
    First--- [​IMG]

    Check with local lumber companies for scrap or warped wood that you can get at a discount.
    Check with local window/mirror companies for free wood. We put free wood on 3 walls of our coop. See pic below.

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    Check Craigslist and Freecycle. Place adds for needed/wanted items. Garage sales are great to check.

    Check the bulletin board of the local farm supply.


    Hope these suggestions help. Many blessings on the start of your new addiction.
     

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