They may start laying eggs outside the nest but usually they know what to do. I always liked to put golf balls or ceramics eggs in the nests just to give them the right idea. Not sure they need it, or even if it helps but that is what a lot of folks do.
Maybe a theme based on the color you plan to paint it, or maybe based on some other quirk.
If you used Pallets to make it you could go with "The Pallet Pullet
or if you used scrap you could go with "Happy Scrappy Henhouse"
something like that. anyhow just some suggestions.
My barred rocks were friendly as babies, kinda snotty as teenagers and are cuddly as full grown hens. Of the barnyard mix that I hatched last year none of the girls were friendly and my favorite,Rocket, was the friendliest. No roosters for me so my little buddies had to go. I.m.o. they each...
Sorry about your weird neighbors. I'm not sure I have anything new to add to this discussion but here is my 2 cents: I think the torches in the rain might be nightcrawler or mushroom collecting, but who knows. I would probably sit in the back yard and clean some guns or sharpen a...
Some say there are health benefits to fertile eggs, but I am unconvinced. However, if you have fertile eggs you can sell them on Craigslist or Ebay to people who want to hatch chicks or you could hatch some yourself. Some roosters crow infrequently while others crow constantly. You might have...