In the Brooder
- Sep 10, 2011
Hi, i feel a bit of a fraud as i haven't actually got my chickens yet! i am awaiting delivery of a coop big enough for 4 chickens which i think will be plenty for me, my hubby was going to make a coop but his free time is short so we went the ebay root. i cant wait for delivery! so now any tips on where/how/etc what to do next will be gratefully received. thinking of agricultural retailer for feeders and corn etc, realise i cant use just anything to clean coop so what recommendations? are any variety of chicken easier for beginners. have huge garden so will be moving my coop around, mainly in an orchard, any problems that anyone can see to warn me of? will it be easy for me to see the difference between hens and roosters when i go to buy my 4 precious bundles? (we do have neighbours so not considering a cockerel!). its just me and the hubby as the children are grown gone with children of their own! have small friendly dog who i think will enjoy the company of the chickens once properly introduced! look forward to hearing from all you experienced chicken keepers!