Articles from sreihart

Pampered Poultry Palace (PPP for short) This is my diary of the construction of the "Pampered Poultry Palace", or PeeP Palace, or PPP for short. I scoured the internet looking for plans; what plans exactly? Well, I wasn't all too certain but knew that when I saw it I'd just know. I decided early on that I wanted something movable. I have a large field behind my barn and wanted to be able to move them about, yet keep them safely in a temporary, summer run. I found a sled design that I...
The Chicks I'm about as beginner at raising chickens as can be. My chicks were to arrive Friday 05/21/10, but they came a day early. It was just dumb luck that I had the brooder set up and ready to go. I have nine Buff Orpington pullets and one cockerel, and five gold laced Wyandotte pullets. They are now just four days old and it's amazing how much they've changed. Their little wings are very much defined now and they are active, running around and having fun. Here we are, June...
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