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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.

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 […]

Chickens Settling In

The birds are settling in well, I think. Despite the ramps I have put in to let them get up to the top roosts, only four are venturing up there at the moment. The other six choose to huddle together on the ramp. I suppose eventually they will all find their way up to the […]

Chickens Have Arrived

My chickens have finally arrived at the coop and I am looking forward to enjoying keeping them and getting plenty of fresh eggs.