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where to put the coop?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by ysandoz, Mar 24, 2009.

  1. ysandoz

    ysandoz Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 22, 2009
    Hi all, I am getting ready to build the coop and around our place it is surrounded by very large pine trees. Will the pine needles or the occasional dripping of pitch harm the chicks in any way? Not to sure what else to do. Open to ideas and suggestions. Thanks
  2. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 27, 2008
    Russia, NY

    Under your pines sounds like a nice spot for a coop. Shaded in the summer and block some wind in the winter. I wouldn't worry about the occasional dripping of pitch.
  3. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

    Nov 23, 2008
    Madisonville, TN
    [​IMG] from TN
  4. gilbertine

    gilbertine Out Of The Brooder

    Mar 11, 2009
    Gilbert, SC
    I have friends that keep a good sized flock in the pines... longleaf, and they do fine. We need all of the shade we can get here in SC!
  5. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

    Apr 21, 2008
    West Michigan

    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
  6. n-da-woods

    n-da-woods Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 18, 2009
    North Carolina
    Hello and WELCOME to BYC from NC

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