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Billiams Flock

By Billiam, May 11, 2012 | Updated: Jun 6, 2012 | | |
  1. Billiam
    Started with six Black Australorp chicks. Lost one to suffocation along the way. We've got five healthy girls that give us each one egg a day. Even as the days are getting hotter, they haven't missed a day. Wow!

    1 week old
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    Three weeks old


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    4 weeks I think.
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    First time in their new home. About 12 weeks.
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    Dirt bath in the garden. About 18 weeks old.
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    27 Weeks old
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    Cool treat on a hot day. June 2012.

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  1. Billiam
    @willowbranchfarm & chirpchirpchook - Thanks!
    @questions543 - I live in the suburbs in AZ where there isn't much wildlife other than birds and domestic pets. Nothing like racoons or foxes that would try to eat through it. I've attached the chicken wire with 1 1/4" screws and 1" washers with a 1/4" hole every 18" to 24". Then, I went back and used a staple gun to secure the wire in between every 4" or so. It's done well so far.
  2. questions543
    hello. Im trying to decide to use welded wire (hardware cloth) or chicken wire for the run... Have they been protected by the chicken wire?
  3. chirpchirpchook
    such pretty eyes.......
  4. willowbranchfarm
    Very beautiful flock. :) and great pictures.

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