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Archive of posts tagged chicken run

Hardy Birds

Despite the really cold weather here in Baldongan (although we seem to be escaping the very worst of it), the chickens are doing fine

Free Ranging

I started letting the birds range in the garden to take pressure off the runs. It is great having all ten layers and the five bantams clucking around the garden.

More Construction

I had read that chickens need a lot of space to range and that either one or several runs are required to meet their needs. I didn’t realise, however, that they would almost completely scratch up the original run in just two weeks! You can see from the pictures how they turned a nice green […]

Success!

One week after they arrived in the coop, the chickens seem to be doing really well. They have been using the run freely all day, going and coming as they please.  And tonight, all ten birds are perched snugly together on their roost. I continue to make minor modifications and add new equipment. I made […]

Getting Used To The Place

The birds seem to be getting more used to their surroundings. Last night, nine roosted on the perches, with only one on the ramp. And this evening, they were entering and exiting the coop through the pop hole at will. So things are looking up. I am still finding little changes that I have to […]