Posts tagged "chickens"
Eggs On-Time

Eggs On-Time

“Chicken or eggs?” This was not a philosophical debate about which came first.  It was a question about the outcome of our chicken project. I set out tools to do some finish work on the bird run, and then checked the nesting boxes.  Nothing. Would we ever have any eggs? In October, we acquired 10 Rhode...

Birdhouse Extraordinaire

Oh, the satisfaction of designing and building things. This simple looking structure is the result of a transformational process – taking abstract ideas and converting them into a usable and effective product.  A series of challenges overcome through the application of innovative…(sigh) Okay…it’s a chicken coop.  But it’s a really good chicken coop. My vacation...

The Birdhouse

The egg & poultry project is moving forward, and the chickens are getting bigger.  Soon they will outgrow the dog crate in which they have been living. Since my vacation is almost over, I’m hurrying to build a house for the birds. After studying a variety of designs, I came up with one of my...

Operation E&P

For a long time we’ve talked about getting chickens for the farm, and we almost did get some this past spring.  The feed store had a nice selection too – Barred Rocks, White Sussex, Rhode Island Reds, and more. But spring and summer went by, and we still had no chickens. Well, during a routine trip...