Howdy from No. Va.

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by VaBoy, Jul 25, 2010.

  1. VaBoy

    VaBoy New Egg

    Jul 24, 2010
    This is our second attempt at chickens. The wife and I played with them the first time 20 years ago when we bought this farm outside Front Royal. This Spring she said she wanted a coop and a few hens. I just happened to driving by SS and saw some chicks so I picked up a dozen. Just like to buy something before I was ready. For the next month the chicks stayed in the house but when the cage needed cleaning three times a day the wife insisted the coop be completed. So I would be needing a place to stay myself if I didn't complete, I went right to work. It started as a simple mobile coop similar to some of the tractor coops I saw online. After many sketches and plans later I came up with this. My wife has named all of the Hens Gracie so no one gets left out or called by the wrong name. There just a bunch of Rhode Island Reds crossed with Leghorns I believe. She's already been looking into other breeds so I'm sure I'll be back in the condo coop business by next Spring.
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  2. HappyChickenLover

    HappyChickenLover Chillin' With My Peeps

    Welcome, I love the building very nicely build. I live in Shenandoah Valley, VA
  3. cambriagardener

    cambriagardener Chillin' With My Peeps

    Love your coop. Looks big enough for quite a few hens! Best of luck and [​IMG] from California!

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