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Blue Laced Red Wyandottes A Brief History of Wyandottes Wyandottes as a breed were originally created in the United States around 1870 by H.M. Doubleday and John Ray of New York State, L. Whittaker of Michigan, and Fred Houdlette of Boston,...
This is what started it all! The coop is 8x8 and i used treated 6x6 posts concreted in the ground. The floor is treated plywood and treated 2x6 joists. My coop in 6' high inside and will have a loft for storage. 7/16 preprimed t1-11 on the...
We are always UNDER CONSTRUCTION Hi there Our coop projects have been great fun and learning experiences for us. Thanks for the wealth of information on BYC forum. ENJOY First part of renovations: Our home was built in 1841. On our...
THE COOP IS FINALLY (almost) FINISHED! Planning started over a year ago, but actual construction started on July 7, 2008 and was more or less finished on August 12. Our babies have been in the coop since about August 3 (at about 2 weeks of age),...
Building a chicken coop from free pallets: By Judy I am fortunate to live near a vinyl siding company, and they stack stacks of pallets outside that are free for the taking. These aren't the same as the pallets one normally sees at feed stores,...
Golden Buffs Golden Buff hybrid layers are great birds! I had trouble finding info about them before I got mine, so thought I would share my experience. I bought 3 seventeen week old Golden Buff pullets from Meyer Hatchery. My ladies are very...
page last updated 11/07/2008 Golden Sebright's History The Sebright is a British breed of bird. A chap called Sir John Sebright developed the bird during the early 1800's and has the distinction of being the only breed of chicken named for an...
Layer's Lodge When my wife agreed to let me have chickens the only rules given to me was to make sure that I kept the odor under control, they were not to have the run of the entire yard, and the coop would have to look nice since it was...
FThe Brick Chick HouseE Here are pics of the coop I am renovating. This was built by my granddad sometime in the 1940s, and he made the bricks by hand. I think it was actually designed to orginally BE a chicken coop, based on the shape and...
Our Coop I started this coop either late May or Early June, I cannot remember exactly which. However the important thing is that it is finally done now. The total dimensions are 12' wide by 20' long. The space for the chickens is 12'x16'. The...
The coop was designed to house 6-8 chickens and was created from hours of pouring over BYC coop plans. We wanted a structure that would look at home in our part of the country and had conversion potential if this chicken experiment went off the...
Oblio13's Underground Coop I've been intrigued by colonial era bank houses and Anasazi pit houses for years, and I figured this was as good an excuse as any to build one. Hopefully an earth-sheltered, sod-roofed coop will be warmer in winter...
Paradise Valley Arizona Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens Allowed20Roosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredNoCoop RestrictionsYes-80 feet from residenceCity/Organization Contact nameCity of PhoenixAdditional...
The Chicken Ranch A Playskool Coop A couple years ago I decided that I wanted to start raising a few chickens in our small town backyard. So, I started to reseach coop design and poultry husbandry and knew that I wanted to get started right...
Amazing Details in this Modern Garden Inspired Garden Hen House Started: March 2010, finished May 2010 Size: 8X12 and 4 foot overhang for shade and rain protection Cost $9,500 including labor, doors, windows, welded wire panels, and fencing...
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