Articles from dllk1022

DLLK1022's BYC Page Hello! We are a family of four with an enormous love for animals (well some of us anyway!). We already have a dog (Dakota) and 2 cats (Fuzzball and Royal). In Summer 2009, we decided to find a new pet, and chickens seemed perfect for raising as pets and also for the eggs! We hatched 5 chickens; 2 Barred Rocks and 3 Easter-Eggers. Unfortunately, 4 turned out to be roosters which we had to get rid of. In February 2010, Kris, our lone hen, began to lay eggs! And...
Our Playhouse Coop After we hatched our chickens, we knew that we needed to get working on a coop for them, since they grow quickly. Initially we were going to build a smaller tractor coop, but we ended up needing more space than that. So we decided to convert a playhouse from a swingset that was getting old. (Note: this isn't ours, just an example of what it did look like originally...no before pictures.) So we started by drawing up plans (sorry not here yet) and getting a general...
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