Articles from real_redhead

Well we decided after a year of keeping chickens and a recent dog attack to redo our coop. The original coop was a tractor with a chicken wire A Frame run. Wasn't very secure and could only hold 5 or 6 chickens. My hubby didn't have time to build something for me so I went with a pre-made coop from Leonard. I LOVE IT! Well we needed a secure run. So we set about with the help of our contractor to build a secure run. The run is 6 by 10, covered metal roof and hardwire all around. We...
Wensday's Coop! I live in Roanoke City, VA and got started with Backyard Chickens in May 2011. My husband thinks I am nuts but says he must really love me!!! I have 5 chickens, one is a red sex link and one is an Easter Egger. The other 4 - I have no idea what they are. I enjoy wathcing them and giving treats. I think all 5 are now laying and it is so much fun to gather eggs everyday! This is Millie's EGG! Here are 2 of my girls when they were little...the one laying down ended up...
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