Thank you for the warm welcome!! We are having so much fun with these chicks. I have visited the Learning Center several times, but alas....grandchild over for the weekend, and focus is in short spirts. I have a quick, dumb question (that may very well be in the Learning Center). We will be designing our own coop, mostly because we have an impressive amount of scrap supplies. But why, in most photographs, is the floor of the coop up off the ground? Digging? Predators??
Since reading about various breeds, I would sure like to acquire a Black Copper Maran for the deep brown eggs. The Appenzeller Spitzhaubens sounds fun, as well! This is a constant source of entertainment!! How do you ever get anything else done?