Articles from spiritpots

Building a cozy, rustic coop out of pallets.
This is my first year raising chickens (I have four that are 7-8 months old, which I got together when they were 6 weeks old) and this morning the brown leghorn (Isabella-background in pic) was fighting quite aggressively with the blue orpington (Penelope- foreground in pic) to the point that Penelope's comb was bleeding. I have never seen this behavior between them before. The pecking started quickly (thankfully I was outside and heard it) and regardless of where Penelope went in the run or...
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