A day in the life...

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Portia, May 17, 2008.

  1. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    ...of my chickens. I followed the girls into the woods this morning, they let me tag along without mobbing me too much. It has rained for the last 36 hours, so we were all happy to see some sunshine. Thought I'd share with a little photojournal, just because.

    Warming up with some oatmeal to start the day
    [​IMG] Hoofing it towards the woods [​IMG]
    Pausing for some vittles under the beech trees [​IMG]
    The chicken fenceline dance. Its where the best bugs are [​IMG]
    Speck 1 & Speck 2 blending in [​IMG]
    Yum...bugs! [​IMG][​IMG]
    Sir Feisty Roo keeping watch over his girls [​IMG]
    Mid-morning break [​IMG]

    Hope y'all enjoyed as much as I did. Thanks for letting me share.
     
  2. MayberrySaint

    MayberrySaint Chillin' Out

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    They look happy...you're thread title reminded me of one of my favorite songs...

     
  3. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ah yes, a very good tune
     
  4. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

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    You have a beautiful place and very pretty chickens. Thanks for sharing!
     
  5. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you, we're working on it, we only moved in a little less than a year ago. In fact, I'd never even considered having chickens until we moved out here.
     
  6. Tutter

    Tutter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you for sharing those, they were fun to look at! [​IMG]

    How much space do you have fenced for them, and do they ever get over the fence? It's a very nice chicken set-up! [​IMG]
     
  7. Portia

    Portia Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They have the entire back yard less the veggie garden, totaling about 3/4+ acre. It is fenced in by a 4', 2x4 farm fence. The roo has flown up and landed on some of the support beams but no one has at this point attempted to fly over. A few have gone under when I was working on the other side of the fence & they wanted to join me. The dogs also free range with the chickens in the back yard. Except for the front yard, all is surrounded by our woods.
     

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