chicken coop

A Home for the Chicks – Progress

The countdown is almost over!  19 days ago, 6 dozen of the coveted blue eggs went into an incubator.

Here is the chart that Kerrington has been referring to for her official countdown.  We took this as an opportunity to teach her the formation of egg development.

In preparation for their arrival we have modified the […]

Coop Update – Phase One almost complete.

These fluffy buggers are pretty cool!  We have been working hard on our coop – ok, correction – Chris has been working hard to get the run in for them to get outdoors and frolic safely.  We will let them free range in the yard with us once they are bit older but right […]

Move-In Day for the chicks

It was move in day for the feathers!  While the project is not entirely finished – there is still a lot we need to do with the space – we wanted to get them in there as soon as possible.

We will do a post about the Coop from start to end but I really wanted […]

A home fit for the chickens

We have been hard at work getting the coop ready for our chickens.  The chicks are starting to get bigger and outgrowing their ‘box’ and we want to get them into the coop as soon as we can.

Here is where we are at with the coop progress:

We still have some finishing touches to do […]

Veggies and Chickens – oh my!

We got chickens!  It all began with a pretty innocent visit to a local lavender farm.  We had spent some time talking to the farmer, and he had some unsexed Black Copper Maran chicks.  Before we knew it we planned to take six of them.  We all then came down with a pretty bad […]

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Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop…

So, was perusing pinterest today and came across THIS:


And that was it for me.

Project number two begins…