Articles from gryeyes

GryEyes' First Coop - A Tractor! I had no carpentry skills when I began this project, and many would say I still don't. [grin] But now I own a power drill and a circular saw, and I've been using them. The chicken coop/tractor is a little wonky and I'm not quite done with it, but I don't think the chickens I haven't gotten yet will mind. Here's the ventilation "cupola" I hammered together. I was worried that the plans I was TRYING to follow didn't provide any ventilation (other than the...
Mahonri's Second Annual New Year's Day Hatch - Week #3 Contest: Crowing Roosters ~Win a gently-used R-ComMini incubator. Holds 3 eggs, simple to operate! ~ The winner was # 4 - MuranoFarms; the prize was deferred to #19 - Tala (1st Runner-Up). Rooster Crowing Photo Contest Entries #1 - Illia #2 Hurley #3 LareePQG #4 Murano Farms #5 daisychick # 6 IdealisticRoo #7 dsqard #8 superchemicalgal #9 CorgiHouse #10 Braclin #11 Rathbone #12 newlyweds #13 pinkchick #14 Sugar Sand Farm...
Mahonri's 2nd Annual Easter Hatch Week #3 Contest Rooster Crowing! (Winner gets a colorful, solar-powered "stained glass" look Rooster for the yard.) Post your picture of a rooster crowing. (Note: Winner of the last Rooster Crowing Contest (NY Hatch) must come up with a different photo (if participating this time) but other NYD Hatch entries can be re-submitted for everybody's enjoyment and competition.) This photo must be a REAL rooster, no photoshopping, no images taken from commercial...
Mahonri's 2nd Annual Easter Hatch Week #3 Contest Chicken Related License Plate I have a personalized license plate and love to figure out others "vanity" plates. Using a combination of up to 7 numbers and letters, come up with a personalized chicken related license plate. "Pictures" of plates will earn extra (subjective) points. Feel free to use the License Plate generator at: [URL]http://www.acme.com/licensemaker/[/URL] Judges will pick the one they like the best for the winner! Prize: Chicken...
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