Articles from Bloveschickens

Today many urban chickens are not able to free range, they are confined to a run. Many people do not have enough space to let there chickens free range, or they want there chickens to be safe from predators. Some chickens must stay in a run so they don't wander into the neighbors yard, or into the road. Whatever the reason your chickens must stay in a run, there are many ways to make the run more fun for your chickens. Her are just a few of the many ways to make your run more fun: #1...
The Cape Cod Coop This is our Cape Cod coop which we built this summer when my father finally gave into getting me chickens, I had been dreaming of getting some since I was in 2nd grade. We received our chicks in March and kept them in a basement brooder until we finished the coop when they were about 10 weeks old. When we first got the chicks they were a lot smaller than I thought they would be and they were so cute and sweet. My whole family was so excited. Here is a picture of the chicks...
I currently have a flock of 4, I have an easter egger named Dinking, a buff orpington name Haddie, a welsummer named Pickles and a barred rock named Layla. They are all very sweet and come running to me whenever I call there names.They were all born last March and are 10 months old now. Haddie has never layer an egg and pickles stopped laying eggs since she was attacked by a raccoon in September. So right now I am just getting 1 or 2 eggs a day, from my barred rock Layla and my Easter egger...
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