Graduation day!

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by DaveNay, Apr 16, 2016.

  1. DaveNay

    DaveNay Out Of The Brooder

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    Well, today was graduation day! I put the finishing touches on the coop and then moved all 33 birds from the brooder to the coop.

    Lesson learned....place brooder closer to where the coop is so that you don't have to walk back and forth the 100' from brooder to coop for 33 chickens.

    First new resident....

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    Most were content to ride in my hands, but this one thinks she is a parrot.

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    Everyone is moved in.

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    And of course, don't forget the Chicken Cam

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  2. Wyorp Rock

    Wyorp Rock Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    Congratulations!
    Looks good, hope you have a happy time with flock[​IMG]
     
  3. MonicainAZ

    MonicainAZ Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Looks like a beautiful coop, you have a very lucky flock!
     
  4. motherhenning

    motherhenning Out Of The Brooder

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    That looks great! What are you using for your chicken cam and how did you set it up? I need one of those, haha!
     
  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Very nice set up!

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  6. DaveNay

    DaveNay Out Of The Brooder

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    Thanks all,

    The coop is a re-purposed horse stall. It's 12x10 so plenty of room for them to play. My only concern is that since there is no floor and they are directly on the ground, I have spent a lot of time making it predator resistant (hopefully!). There is a 3' "skirt" of wire mesh all around with piles of concrete rubble at the corners where it's particularly difficult to seal up.

    The camera is a TrivIsion IP camera.

    http://amzn.com/B00Y0LXDZE
     
  7. Choco Maran

    Choco Maran Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I repurposed my horse stalls as well. Love the way it works out. My stalls are 12X12 with outside run as well. Good luck with all so cute babies.
     

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