Articles from ptig78d

Let's see...where to begin. Here's a picture of me. Well, I'm 29 years old, married father to three great kids ages 12, 6, and 2. I live on the coast of Maine, about 20 minutes south of Bangor. Here are our barred rock chicks (we originally had 6, but two of them passed away) when they were living in our brooder. We currently have 4 barred rock mix chickens around 4 months old, and 5 RIR pullets almost 3 months old. Originally, we moved them out of the brooder into an old metal dog...
Brunswick Maine Growth Zone Chicken Ordinance (does not affect rural areas) Are Chickens Allowed in BrunswickYesMax Chickens Allowed6 FemalesRoosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredYesCoop RestrictionsHenhouse must be clean, at least 10 feet away from property lines, in the rear of the property, and cannot be made of scrap materials, sheet metal, etc.City/Organization Contact nameTown Clerk 28 Federal Street - Brunswick, Maine 04011 Tel 207-725-6658 Fax 207-725-6663Additional InformationOrdinance...
Dover-Foxcroft Maine Chicken Ordinance Are Chickens Allowed in this locationYesMax Chickens Allowed6Roosters AllowedNoPermit RequiredYesCoop RestrictionsYes, chickens must be kept in chicken pen at all times, and must be secured in the henhouse during non-daylight hours.City/Organization Contact nameTown Clerk, Barbara Moore Town of Dover-Foxcroft 48 Morton Avenue Suite A Dover-Foxcroft Maine 04426 Phone (207) 564-3318Additional InformationArticle 5, section 10 states that a maximum of 6...
This is a test.....this is just to show silkiechicken how easy it is to create a BYC page from a forum thread posting. I'll be deleting this page after it's done. Here is a picture of my dog house converted into a coop. It too is heavier than 25 lbs....probably more like 100...but it is SOLID. It was left on the property when we bought it....been sitting in the same place for 4 years...til we decided to raise chickens earlier this spring. I would like to put a nest box on the side...
UNDER CONSTRUCTION!! Here is my attempt at making a homemade incubator. The design is based mainly on the Chick Chick bator that Miss Prissy made, along with the pill bottle vents used by the Gopher Bator. NOTE: This was built for function, not form! My motivation for building this came from the fact that I had an LG still air I'd bought from a guy on Craigslist, but hadn't arrived yet...as well as the fact that I had some hatching eggs I'd won in a BYC BSA auction, and they were en...
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