Articles from crazy4chix

I have always wanted chickens so in 2010 my dream came true. My daughter and I dismantled the old broken down shed in my backyard and built an 8 x 10 hen house from a kit purchased at Lowe's. We built a 16 x 24 yard, completely covered top to bottom with chicken wire to keep out the many predators we have here. It was a major project! In June, the local pet store was selling Barred Rock and Americauna chicks. We picked out four and brought them home. They were 97% guaranteed to be hens....
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