Articles from RobsBaby324

Our new coop and run that my husband and I designed. My husband build this almost entirely out of lumber and materials from an old workshed he tore down a few years ago. The Girls seem really happy in their new home. This is the coop after some "embelishments." :) This is the run access gate. It is really handy! Side access door, great for cleaning. View of nest boxes - we removed the dish pans, the Girls didn't like them. There are 3 more nest boxes above the shelf for future use, we...
About Our Flock We got our 5, 2-year old hens on Labor Day weekend. We added our 6 month old rooster a week later. We never knew how much fun chickens would be! They each have their own personalities! We're hooked! These are our two New Hampshire Red hens, Ethel and Lucy. They lay brown eggs and each lay about every-other day, so they are pretty fair producers. Lucy is our most talkative chicken, she is very friendly - almost pushy. She's adventurous and a 'leader of the pack." Ethel is a...
This is an old dog house / dog pen we've had for years, where our new chickens, Speckles and Clara, have been staying. Here are Spek and Clara, our Barred Rock rooster and Barred Rock/Easter Egger hen. We decided to do a complete conversion to a coop with storage room for all of our supplies! Here are our progress pictures... Phase 1 - removing the old siding Phase 2 - install new siding, support for storage shelf, nest box and roost. The left hand side is our storage room for all of our...
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