Girls are OUTSIDE now

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by ladeefire, Apr 12, 2009.

  1. ladeefire

    ladeefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    We never found a solution for the brooder so we just double timed the construction of the coop. Its no where near done, it needs roosts a pop door, nest boxes and a run but we had NO ROOM left in the house for them!
    Here are the girls in their new coop.


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    (they have a heater)
     
  2. damselfish

    damselfish Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very nice coop and lucky ladies. What kind is that lightest colored chicken in the middle of the first photo? She's very pretty.
     
  3. Bantam Bodon

    Bantam Bodon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Even though its not finished its already a very classy looking coop! nice job!
     
  4. Glenda L Heywood

    Glenda L Heywood Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are you planning on a run for this coop?
    What size is it?
    How many birds are expected to live in it?
    very nice looking and will surely keep them
    besure you have some ventilation in the building even now
    because just heat and no new ozygen coming in can cause sickness
    slight 1-2 inch gap over a window which has screen on it is good
    do not make drafts but good ventilation
     
  5. ladeefire

    ladeefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi GLenda,

    Thanks [​IMG] we will be attaching a 12 x 20 foot run
    The coop is 7.6 x 6... and there is a small 6 x 3 section for "stuff" that the birds cannot get to.
    we are going to have 9 birds out of this picture (5 are going to someone elses house) and 2 additional birds for a total of 11.
    There is a vent in both ends of the house which can be seen below.
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  6. ladeefire

    ladeefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Thanks!
     
  7. ladeefire

    ladeefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Hi Damselfish [​IMG]
    She is actually a gold sex link. In this picture there are 8 gold sex links, 2 barred rock roos, 2 NHR's, and 2 Buff rocks. We are keeping 2 buff rocks, 2 NHR's, 1 Barred Roo, and 4 sex links (including that light one).

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  8. ghulst

    ghulst Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I think that that lighter one is a rooster sex-linked
     
  9. ladeefire

    ladeefire Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:eeep... she better not be!
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