Expanded Coop And Chicken Run!! PICTURE HEAVY!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Chickens-n-Vermont, Sep 6, 2009.

  1. Chickens-n-Vermont

    Chickens-n-Vermont Out Of The Brooder

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    My 12 year old son was given 7 more hens (4 barred rocks, 1 rhode island red and 2 white plymouth rocks/barred rocks), to go along with his original flock of 18. He was also given a small coop as well. We had some old dog fencing we weren't using, so we used it to expand our chicken yard. As you will see, my son was pretty tired after we were done (he could only produce a fake smile). But now he has more chickens to lay, so he will be adding new customers to his egg selling list. A responsible kid is a happy kid, in my book!!

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    Old Coop and Run (above)

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  2. wildorchid053

    wildorchid053 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 12, 2009
    syracuse area, ny
    great job.. wish i had some shade for my chickies all they have is a shade cloth
     
  3. yellowchickensmomma

    yellowchickensmomma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks good. I like the idea of old dog fencing. I agree about a responsible is a happy kid. Way to go! [​IMG]
     
  4. BoJo

    BoJo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wonderful work!!

    I love seeing children with big responsibilities!! Good work Parents!

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    BoJo
     
  5. spacetygrss

    spacetygrss Out Of The Brooder

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    Nice job! And good job to you making a point to raise a responsible kid. I wish more parents did that!
     
  6. M To The Maxx

    M To The Maxx Baseball+Girls=Life

    Jul 24, 2009
    Lutz,FL
    Great job!!! [​IMG]
     
  7. Chickens-n-Vermont

    Chickens-n-Vermont Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you all!! My son is very responsible and he does a wonderful job with the chickens. He understands they they rely on him for life. He also is learning the business side of things. He knows not to blow all of his earnings once he gets them. Half of the money he earns from selling the eggs goes right back into the operation for feed, supplies, etc. He is a very business minded young man who loves his 25 ladies!!
     
  8. Chickens-n-Vermont

    Chickens-n-Vermont Out Of The Brooder

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    Yes, the dog fencing works great. My dogs wouldn't go in it when we had it set up for them, so we thought the chickens could benefit from it. And they love it!!!
     
  9. peeplessinNC

    peeplessinNC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A pat on the back to your son! His chickens are beautiful birds and their coop and run look great! He is doing a fine job with the care of his flock.
     
  10. Chickens-n-Vermont

    Chickens-n-Vermont Out Of The Brooder

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    My son thanks you for your comments! He is very proud of his birds.
     

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