Articles from chicharomirinda

The chicks' first time outdoors at about 1 week old. Three weeks old below My kids love the chicks. Here the chicks are about 7-8 weeks old.
My Coop I have 25 chicks that hatched on 9/14/11 and arrived on 9/16/11. I started the coop build on September 2, 2011 and moved the chicks in on October 31, 2011. I continued to work on the details of the coop throughout the fall and winter. I followed the plan for the walk-in coop in Building Chicken Coops for Dummies, making some adjustments and expanding the size from 8x8 to 10'x10'. The coop is built on an existing cement pad. The run will go onto the lawn. I used 2x8's for the...
My Chicks My 25 chicks hatched on 9/14/11 and arrived from Ideal Poultry on 9/16/11. All were in great shape and very energetic. I had modified some 35 gallon rubbermaid bins to make a brooder. I started them in one bin and will be adding the other one soon for more space. Two days old My cat, Chicharo, is checking them out. The top of the bin has a hardware cloth insert secured by zip ties all around so they are safe! I think this little EE chick is so cute!
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