Monthly Archives: November, 2010

Chicken Coop Details

In this post I want to share a few more details about my chicken coop. I’m kind of proud of it for several reasons.  It has not only evolved into a fairly decent chicken coop, but it’s also a very affordable one.  As I’ve mentioned before, my coop was only meant to be temporary until I could build
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Chickens & Snow

Today we woke up to snow for the first time this winter.  In Springfield, Oregon it rarely snows much, but when it does everyone takes it very seriously.  The schools shut down and traffic warnings tell us to put chains on, drive carefully, and stay home if possible.  In any other state where winter snow
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My Chicken Coop

A friend of mine built my chicken coup for me.  He wanted me to be able to easily move the coop around my yard, and the 4 x 8 foot dimension makes it perfect for placing over 4 x 8 raised beds if desired.  When you have the 8 foot lengths of lumber to work
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Bringing Home Chicks

My experience with chickens began Spring 2009.  I bought a few Rhode Island Red chicks for $3.00 each from Wilco, and a year and a half later I can’t imagine a life without them.  They virtually take care of themselves now, and all I need to do is feed & water them and gather their
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