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Our first day out of the coop!

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by kjpanda, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. kjpanda

    kjpanda Out Of The Brooder

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    The girls are 17 and 18 weeks old now and today I fashioned a temporary fence for them so they could get out and forage. They had such a grand time and now they are plum tuckered out and are sound asleep in their coop. I guess I will break down and buy the Premier portable fence for them so they can free range when we are home. I thought about building portable panels out of PVC or 1's and hardware cloth, but I'm so tired of building stuff! [​IMG]


    The girls enjoying their new found freedom!

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    The porch looks fun too!


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    Taking a watermelon break!


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    Get out of the way, I want out!!


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    OK, now is it just me, or does she look like she can't wait to peck me to death?!?!?!


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    Now her sister is asking her why she didn't get me when she had the chance!


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  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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  3. scratch'n'peck

    scratch'n'peck Overrun With Chickens

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    Such pretty girls; they look happy.
     
  4. hcppam

    hcppam Chillin' With My Peeps

    That's great! mine are itching to get out of their run and free range around my yard, but I have thrown out seed so I can grow then something eat after it sprouts. They do love getting out. [​IMG]
     
  5. Jerseycoop

    Jerseycoop Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cool! Your girls are beautiful [​IMG] my girls had their first go at free ranging this week as well ... So much fun [​IMG]
     

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