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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
This beautiful coop must be seen and admired. It's definitely a favorite of the community!
Our First Chicken Coop! Made from reclaimed materials, mostly pallets Our chicken adventure started spring of 2010 when we got 10 pullets. We didn't have ANY chicken knowledge what-so-ever! We did a lot of research on BackYardChickens.com on...
Cluckingham Palace Our coop has been officially named!!! A big THANK YOU to fellow BYCer The Chicken Lady for suggesting it. On to the Construction. Here is our coop in a finished state. First thing I have to say is we are true backyard...
Ingredients: 2-3 medium to large red bell peppers 1 pkg Boudain 1 box Ritz crackers 1 bottle of Dijonaise or any good spicy brown mustard Cooking Instructions Boudain (pronounced boodan) is a Cajun rice/meat type sausage made in Louisiana. It...
Here is the page dedicated to our building of the Blue Cube Chicken Coop. We haven't thought of a final name yet, so we're just giving it a literal one for now. Here is the final product. After several weeks of research, comparing prices and...
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