Spoiled hens... with pics!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bluerose, Mar 2, 2008.

  1. bluerose

    bluerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oct 21, 2007
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    So this morning my dad and I finished putting up a(nother) fence for the hens. They weren't getting out to free-range much because they have discovered that it's fun to dig in the landscaping [​IMG]. So, we put up a fence between 'landscaped yard' and 'un-landscaped yard' (aka chicken-land) and now my 4 hens have a Tiki Hut for a coop, a big run with a jungle gym and bushes to hide in, and now the run of half of the backyard which is currently covered in weeds. And the pile of mulch, and the leaf piles, and....


    Pics below!
     
    Last edited: Mar 2, 2008
  2. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    Yeah must have pictures!!!
     
  3. nightshade

    nightshade Chillin' With My Peeps

    Can't wait to see pics ! [​IMG]
     
  4. lacyloo

    lacyloo Cooped Up

    May 26, 2007
    north florida
    pics [​IMG]
     
  5. Dixiedoodle

    Dixiedoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 14, 2007
    I agree--we want pictures..[​IMG] Dixie
     
  6. bluerose

    bluerose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oct 21, 2007
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    Ask, and ye shall receive! [​IMG] Bit pic-heavy though, so warnings to those on dial-up.


    View of the new fence (barrier between Humandom and Chickendom, really):

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    Tiki Hut (rather, Chicken Castle, island style... complete with moat from when they nearly flooded out):

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    Views of Chickendom:

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    from inside the run:

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    Jungle gym (built from downed branches, the pic doesn't do it justice):

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    Hide-and-go-seek (and fly over squawking) bushes:

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    Coop from side/rear:

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    And, of course, the inhabitants!

    (Queen) Red the RIR

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    Pecky, Buff Orp (and it IS a hen, don't let the wattles fool ya):

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    Diva, Buff Orp (who was miffed I didn't let her play with the string on the camera):

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    Princess Amber (the fairest of them all):

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  7. CarriBrown

    CarriBrown Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    CUTE! You do have spoiled girls. They look like they enjoy it, though.
     
  8. hooligan

    hooligan Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 20, 2007
    Arkansas
    Awesome! I love it!!!
     
  9. Smitty's Farm

    Smitty's Farm Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 24, 2007
    St Clair County, Il
    I love your tiki hut chicken palace! Very pretty chickens, also. Thanks for sharing.
     
  10. sweetshoplady

    sweetshoplady Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 4, 2008
    Venice, Florida
    I love the tiki hut. Very nice set-up you have for your girls. [​IMG]
     

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