Articles from nunya522

The Coop is 16ft x 8 ft wide, height is 8ft in the front dropping to 7ft in the back. The run is 14ft x 20ft with netting covering the top. This picture was take before we explaned the run. I'd never been around chickens or Coops before so I just built what I thought the chickens would like. They seem to love it. Its easy to clean because you can stand up and walk all the way thur it. The entire building is screwed together so we add onto it easly. Just unsrcew one end and add what ever you...
This "make-shift coop was an existing building when we purchased our property. It's roughly an 8x8 and was previously used as a "junk holder". My wife decided she would use it for a "half way house" for the chicks until I had the new chicken house completed. She brought home pallets from work (I thought she was crazy) but she leveled the gravel floor and used the pallets as a base for the floor she made out of scrap planks and the same for the walls. As you see below, she also got a scrap...
My wife purchased these chicks from a weekly ad paper in which locals post items for sale called "The Valley Trader" (I don't care for the paper myself,, she's always buying something out of the thing we don't need, lol) Any way, there was an ad about these babies from a local small farm. They were $1.00 each straight run. Breeds? Who knew? The farmer's wife said "They're just chickens" lol She brought them home and they lived in our bathroom for what seemed forever.. I have to admit they...
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