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Chicken Condominiums The Main Chicken Alley And The Nudist Colony

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  1. tiffanyh
    [FONT=book antiqua,palatino]Chicken Condominiums: The Main, Chicken Alley and the Nudist Colony[/FONT]

    We live on 1/2 acre right on Main Street in a small agricultural town. We have multiple coops to keep our ladies (and one gentleman) content. Since space is tight, we utilized this small area to the fullest and created our chicken condos.
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    To the left is the main coop; where I keep buff and blue orpingtons. To the right is the bantam runs. all the runs are now covered with corrugated clear plastic and have grape vines all over them.
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    Finally, we have our Nudist Colony which is home to a permanently injured naked neck. It is a small run that was created by utilizing the sides of the shed and coops for three of the walls. It was nessecary since our Naked Neck hen was being horribly picked on and ended up injuring her leg.
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    All the runs are covered above and below ( The Nudist Colony is also now covered above also ) All the chickens go in at night to protect them from predators that can fit through chainlink or may get in/reach over the evening. Most evening they free range before bed time.
    The other side of the shed houses rabbits in their pen. They also get shut in at night.
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    Our coops are small but we tried to use the space as efficently as possible while keeping the clean landscaped feel to the yard. We are very happy with the results-- they chickens are too!
    We also have goats and an aviary with doves and finch on our property. The goats-5 pygmy/nigerians- are up on the hill behind the house in a paddock area. There are concrete stairs to the left of the aviary that lead to the top of the hill.
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    All this on 1/2 an acre on Main Street.
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  1. chicki-vicki
    so cute well done - I'm a newbee but did give thought to an isolation/sickbay area - seems I was righton - hubby bought a shop on 15 acres and there was this abandoned building - I called dibs - 12w x 16 L - I should be able to work with this. I have a carpenter friend he and I wilbe doing this project and I will only get 1 shot at it , so I'm really trying to plan , plan , plan - loving BYC - my favorites is full
    hubby has a really big bull who came with the place - weird - and a friend runs 12 cows and calves - they are neat to watch - I'm trying to make a deal on 2 mini donkeys - we have cyotes and we were told donkeys guard cows and hate cyotes -hmmm wonder if that goes for mini's too - thinking I need to check that out - opps I just flashed my donkeys will need a barn - I think I'm going to like this - was looking for a hobby anyways -- enjoy your great placce - andd wish me luck
  2. Ramblin Rooster
    Where did you get that little doghouse thing for the naked neck? i was looking to get one for when i have injured birds. Thanks, Sam

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