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    Brenda and Carmen
    Whispering Winds Animal Connection LLC
    Coventry, CT


    Ordered our first set of chicks, 6 Buff Orpintons and 6 Golden Comets, from the local Mackey's on March 23, 2011.
    UPDATE! The Comets have arrived today, April 15, 2011!! They are now safely in their new home!
    UPDATE: The Buff Orpingtons have arrived today, April 21, 2011!
    UPDATE: They're out of the brooder and out in the coop, May 31, 2011!
    UPDATE: FREE RANGE and loving it, June 15, 2011!
    UPDATE: Woo hoo - our first eggs July 29, 2011!

    Phase 1: This is their first home (after the eggshells they were in, of course [​IMG] ) It's out in our barn in the tack room complete with water, feed and heat lamp.

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    And here are our first 6 chicks, the Golden Comets! Meet Halley, Gale, Biela, Helin, Faye and Ikeya - yes, they are all named for astronomers who discovered comets [​IMG]
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    Here's our second set of chicks, the Buff Orpingtons - Brenda's naming them after princesses. They seem to be getting along just fine with their older siblings!
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    It was time to move everyone from the tack room to one of the stalls - we didn't want them flying out and not able to get back in! Plus, it was getting a little crowded in there so now they have room to wander!Phase 2:
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    .Phase 3: This will be their next home, a pre-constructed coop from the folks at "The Barn Yard". It's out in our backyard in full view from all the windows in back of our home. We will be adding a run made of chain link fencing before it's time for the chickens to move in
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    Phase 4: It was Graduation Day on May 31st as the girls were moved from the barn to their new home in the coop!
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    Phase 5: Home, home on the range! Apparently they love wandering around the backyard now.

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    Phase 6: Our first eggs!! And they're only 3 1/2 months old - the chickens, that is not the eggs [​IMG].

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  1. BC Chickens
    Hi - It's been a while since I've been on this website and just saw your note - sorry about that! We've got 25 6-week olds in there now. Once they're about 4 months old, we'll move them to the main coop. It was pretty comfy in there with 12 full grown birds but they mostly just sleep in there - the rest of the time they were free ranging....
  2. chickenrun1020
    nice coop, how many chickens does it house?

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