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This is our first foray into chickens. We hatched ducks for my little girls class 2 years ago.
My friend got me hooked when she told me about hers. She wanted to do another order.
I planned it all out & sprung it on my husband 3 days before ordering it. He wasn't totally excited, lol.
But once he figured out they were not as stinky as the ducks & they would not be in the house,
he was much happier. What really got him was the selling the extra eggs &getting to build the coop!
A chance to use the power tools, lol.

We have 3 EEs, 1 Blk Astralorp, 1 RIR & 1 GSL. The coop is called Fowl Manor.
We have Artemis Fowl, Holly Short, Opal Coboi, Juliet, Butler & Mulch Diggums.
Names come from the Artemis Fowl series.


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Picked the spot for the coop.
The patio seemed the best
option for us. The run will extend to
dirt area on the back side.
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Framing & Floor done.
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We got most of the plywood up
for the sides.
Added the door & nest box cabinet.


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Coop completed (mostly).
Painted & added a corrugated
rubberish roof. High ventilation all around.
2-15x15 windows
across from each other that catch
breezes well & 1 facing our girls
window so they can watch the chickens.
Also have a bottle of Antibac
hanging from the window grid.


(Outside closed--outside open--Inside view)

Close up of nest box cabinet.
Found the cabinet someone was
tossing after a remodel.
Egg collection will be
easy from outside.




This is Artemis. She is a RIR.





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This is Holly. She is a BA.

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This is Juliet. She is a GSL.
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We have a momma dove with 2 babies
living on top of the coop.

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