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horsewishr's place I'm Michelle, from Holland, Michigan. I live about 3 miles from the beautiful Lake Michigan shoreline. We got our first four chicks in April '07, and then turned an old playhouse into a coop. My husband and I also have two...
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 :ya 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 2008 Rendition of.... Why did the Chicken Cross the Road? (warning... political humor abounds) BARACK OBAMA: The chicken crossed the road because it was time for a CHANGE! The chicken wanted CHANGE! JOHN MCCAIN: My friends, that chicken...
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...
The Teacup Pterodactyl Townhouse Click on images for bigger pictures. We bought the Chick-N-Barn & Yard when we realized that our main coop and run wouldn't be finished before we needed to move our 21 Banty chicks outdoors. It was easy to...
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...
The "Ducken" Coop! Hello, I am SettlersDream Farm and I am from Ontario Canada. I started having chickens about three years ago. The only breeds that I had ever had were some White Leghorns, Shaver Red Sex Links, my rooster rocky and my rescue...
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...
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