Articles from SweetLilRachy00

So, since hubby owns a local Exterior Home Renovations company, he brought home some left over pieces of 4" styrofoam 'board'. Not sure of the exact name and I probably should! Anyways, he built this all in a days work and the chickens certainly don't complain! This was built and ready to go before the chicks were big enough! Here it is: They have a small door and they can get out to their yard. The big door is for me so I can clean it and collect eggs, and change food and water.
~Rachy's Chicken Blog~ Hubby kept telling me that he wanted to get chickens. I thought he was crazy. I wasn't sure where we'd keep them or even how to take care of them. I always thought that chickens weren't for us. We don't really live in the county. We are between the country and city. Finally, he told me that he had his father order a lot of 25 chickens. We wouldn't know which one was the rooster until they got older. We kept them in a 29 gallon fish tank until they started flying out of...
Oh the love of chickens! Owning a Rooster really isn't a love/hate relationship! It truely is. While you love their appearance and the fact that they will protect your flock, they really are annoying at 3am crowing! .....and 5am....and 6am...and yep...8am... EVERY MORNING!! Needless to say, he'll be saying hello to Mr. Pot soon. We have to find time to do it and have someone come show us (or Hubby rather) how to do it! On a lighter note...My silkie pullets are growing fast!...
Loading...

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: