Happy 2011 Everybody!
to the community at large: THANK YOU, THANK YOU ALL.I'm not the most tech-savvy BYC member, and I'll be the first to admit that I don't much know what I'm doing with this whole "urban farming" thing; but I've so enjoyed this site and all of the informative threads, especially "what NOT to do when building your coop," that I wanted to formally state
When I first joined BYC, I was encouraged to post pictures of our progress. Well, now that I have a camera, I gladly will try.
The folowing photos are of the work that DH, my neighbors, and I did during the week between Christmas and New Year. Take that, Sen. Jon Kyl! We regular Americans can work a 40 hour week AND build a coop without "disrespecting the institution."
Tearing down the old coop...

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Rigging up the new...
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Happy chickens... and just in time before the frosts come.
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Sadly, some of our girls are actually boys, whick means we'll have to give them up for adoption (darn city regulations).
Thinking about hanging onto one long enough for a cross-breeding experiment. Any forseeable problems with mixing this fella with a Barred Rock?
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