This is our Coop

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by evaraye, Sep 18, 2007.

  1. evaraye

    evaraye Out Of The Brooder

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    May 24, 2007
    South Louisiana
    My husband and I worked on our coop together and it is working out pretty good so far... our girls seem to like it. We wish we would have more ground space but they seem happy and they've started laying eggs last week. We are having so much fun with them. First week we got 21 eggs... Week 2, day 2 we have a total of 9 eggs, and one was a double yolker... I was so proud of them. We have 14 production reds and 3 plymoth rocks and 1 older hen adopted (rescued from the dogs) from Poppie's house. She has taken on the dominate roll, being the oldest one... even though she hasn't given us any eggs since she got here. Here are a few pictures...
    Coop
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    a few of our girls under the coop... [​IMG]
    My eggs...[​IMG]
    skinny long egg [​IMG]
    suprise inside [​IMG]

    WE ARE HAVING A GREAT TIME!
    evaraye
     
    Last edited: Sep 18, 2007
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    I was trying to figure out in those first pics how you kept the grass so green with the chickens in there, or if it was maybe Astroturf or something!

    Then I saw the pics below with the chickens in them and though, "Oh, NOW I see - those first pics must have been in the construction/early phase!"

    Looks like you have a very happy little flock - and they are producing eggs so nicely too!

    Susan
     

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