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Articles from FarmerCluck

Farmer Cluck had some chickens..........E-I-E-I-O I am excited to be part of BYC...............as a newbie chicken farmer (as I write this I don't actually HAVE any chickens yet) this website has been an invaluable resource as my husband and I plan and build our chicken coop. After doing a lot of research on this site and around the web, we decided the most economical way for us to get started was to renovate an existing shed on our property instead of building or buying from scratch....
On July 21st, 2009, we got the phone call we've been waiting for from the post office. Our babies were here! We were so excited. My boys and I immediately jumped into the van and headed to town. We brought home our 5 little girls and got them settled in their brooder box. Below you can see how I've set it up in our bathroom. I cut out the top of a plastic storage tub and used nuts and bolts to attach hardware cloth to the opening. My husband used scrap lumber from our coop project to...
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