Articles from Silver Fox

Pine pellets seem to work better than wood shavings Chick's first day out in the backyard Brooder made from an old moving box Timmy, our 4 mo old Chiwinni puppy loves the new chicks Old water tank that I'm converting into a coop Years worth of old branches and lil pieces of lumber that needs to go. What were they thinking? Hey you girls are getting big! CHANGE OF PLANS; I'm not going to use the old water tank. Too many issues, so instead I'm converting a plywood shed into the coop.It...
Two of each; Silver Spangled Hamburg, Speckled Sussex, & Ameraucana. I used the recycled lumber, screws, nails, wire fencing, and roof shingles that we brought from our previous coop and chicken run on our 5 ac home. Not finished yet, but you can see what I'm trying to do with my limited space. The ideal is to be able to let the girls 'Free Range' as much as possible, but at night the blue door will be closed.
Stephi & Ameracuna Chicks Chicken Tractor for the new Ameracunas. I should have made it bigger than 3'x8', but for 4 hens it should be ok. The wheels are only on when the tractor is moved to a new location. I've decided to use only 1 nesting box at a time. I'm always amazed, they're so curious & smart Getting older but still haven't learned to walk up the ramp at night & sleeping inside instead of going under the coop, so I had to add a temporary wall to keep them out. Here he is, one of...
The Girls' view out of the coop We still need to build the Run so they can enjoy the outdoors Larger feeder I made since they eat so much now Nesting box made from recycled wood; used to be a bed frame Coop after a coat of paint. They want a 'Run' so badly They finally figured out they could fly up to the nesting boxes. Completed Coop, finally ! OK, where are my eggs ? View of the coop from my front yard Our 11th 'chicken' Shots of my property, wish I could free range but too...
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