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I don't wash 'em. It ruins their appearence.
It's a Bushnell. Here's one of a deer that was really curious. She kept getting closer and closer to the camera:
Do the eggs get any bigger as they get older? First two eggs are rather small.
Yep, a bear, I'm estimating about 200 lbs, and the fox, probably a red fox. I get his portrait a lot on my trail cam. I hope I never see the bear again!
Look at the edge of the flash area:
First egg today, yippee!
I just cleaned the coop out last night, and this morning, poop! Everywhere! It's only 4 hens, but man, can they go!
Why don't my chickens want to roost? I have a elevated piece of 2x2, before that a hefty piece of tree limb. They just rather hunker together in a corner of the coop.
Yep, I learned that the hard way.
I 've lost two flocks to coons, but have finally got it right (I hope!). Start the run with a frame construction (I used 2x4 pressure treated lumber. My old fencing was 2x2 inch wire. Over that I placed hardware cloth. Raccoons can't reach in through hardware cloth (it is a must!).  Next I built a roof over the entire run and covered it with wire fencing. I hope your coop is secure and they are not getting in that way. Put a door on the coop and lock it at night. Raccoons...
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