Articles from stcroixusvi

The Coop de Grass They say that immitation is the most sincerest form of flattery! If so, I will shamelessly say that we copied our coop design from one we saw on the coop forum. Todtrac and Be_collective provided the design that allowed us to place our coop in full view. Our coop space is right at the entrance to our home and driveway, so creating a building that was functional, yet architecturally pleasing, was very important to us. We also wanted it near our garden space. Our chicks...
Our chicks outgrew their first coop on day 1. We borrowed a small dog cage and carefully placed the 22 chicks in it. Immediately, one of the Rhode Island Reds became aggressive. By mid-afternoon, we moved them into a galvanized tub. Even looking at this photo two weeks after it was shot, I am amazed at how quickly they outgrew this space. We had a screen that we rolled over the top to keep nosey kitties out. Then, the move to a custom made brooder! Two halves of an extra large dog...
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