Our Odd Chicken Coop

We have an odd chicken coop! I got it in trade a few years ago for a month’s worth of guitar lessons. The coop looks like a huge rabbit cage. It has worked really well for our chickens. We had foxes that lived next door for a while and we often have raccoons coming down…

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Growing Up

All the baby animals are growing well. We haven’t had any more sickness this spring. Buddy is getting better and is now out with the kids and building up his muscles by playing and running. Vet2Be had a hard time getting a picture of him because he wanted to play. He is still a bit…

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More Chicks

A good friend had some chicken eggs hatched. She crossed a purebred Arucana rooster with Rhode Island Red hens. The Arucana chickens lay blue eggs, but they don’t lay very well. The Rhodies lay brown eggs and lay very well. The cross should lay blue-green eggs (hopefully more blue than green) and should lay fairly…

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More Chicks

A good friend had some chicken eggs hatched. She crossed a purebred Arucana rooster with Rhode Island Red hens. The Arucana chickens lay blue eggs, but they don’t lay very well. The Rhodies lay brown eggs and lay very well. The cross should lay blue-green eggs (hopefully more blue than green) and should lay fairly…

Chicks to Chickens

The new chicks are growing so fast. These were born about April 22 (we got them from the local feed store, so I’m not sure of the exact date). That makes them about 2 weeks old now. We bought females, but the accuracy rate is about 98% which gives us a bit of a chance…