Articles from epeloquin

Building our Coop I designed the coop and run myself but this was truly a family project. Two of my sons helped me build our coop which truly makes it special to me. We got a lot of wood from people. We re-purposed a lot of stuff too. All in all we were able to build the coop for less than $300. I designed the coop to be 2'x3'x4' inside dimensions. Here it is framed out and with the floor in. We just used 2x3s and they worked perfectly. For $1.88 a piece you can't go wrong! You'll notice the...
Meet The Girls We bought our girls from mypetchicken.com. They were born on April 25th 2011 and arrived on the 27th. Here they are on their first day at home. Sitting with our cat, Bobby (he has since passed away ) With my lovely wife... One week old... Three weeks old... Alice Chico A trip outdoors... Moving into the coop! After just four nights they figured out their roost! Around 8 weeks old, lovin' their watermelon! They're really growing up! It's egg watch time!!...
Solutions and Ideas If you're like me and many "urban farmers" or not-so-urban, you have an aversion to paying good money for something that you can make yourself for little or no money. I don't think my ideas necessarily the best designs out there but they work for me. Hopefully my ideas will give you ideas of your own. Also, if you peruse YouTube a little you will find many more. In the spirit of the urban farmer - we raise chickens for our own eggs, grow gardens for our own...
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