An Idea for a Good Hen House

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by chickensrule45, Nov 18, 2014.

  1. Hello everyone!
    The photo I attached shows my girls ready for roosting on a perch in our large bird aviary.
    We don't have a hen house so we use the aviary instead.
    They share the aviary with my dad's pet major mitchell cockatoo.
    They have a feeder, water, nesting boxes, perches, space and are fairly safe and secure (it's just outside my bedroom window).
    I keep them in the aviary at night and let them out free ranging during the day.
    The aviary wire is strong and there are bricks as a foundation.
    It is sheltered and the ground is soil so the girls can dig for food and have dust baths.
    Thank you to those who read this!

    Enjoy the rest of your day! [​IMG]



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    My Girls: One the far left of the perch, shows Henny Penny ( ex battery hen),
    then Lilly, Angeline, and on the far right is Henrietta. Our other two ex battery hens
    have passed away. Their names were Louise and Henrietta.
     
  2. vehve

    vehve The Token Finn

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  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] That looks and sounds like a nice housing arrangement! As long as they have adequate shelter in foul weather they should be fine in there.
     
  4. Cincinnati Jim

    Cincinnati Jim Out Of The Brooder

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    hello from Cincinnati Ohio.....they are 4 very lucky girls!!!
     
  5. sunflour

    sunflour Flock Master Premium Member Project Manager

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    Welcome, glad you decided to join us. Pretty hens…love the names you picked out!

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  7. Wyandottes7

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]We're glad to have you.
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    G'day and welcome to Backyard chickens.
     
  9. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend Staff Member

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! [​IMG]

    So glad you could join our community!
     
  10. Michael OShay

    Michael OShay Chicken Obsessed

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you decided to join our flock. Please feel free to ask any questions you may have. We are here to help in any way we can. Good luck with your flock.
     

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