2 years ago Uncategorized
This weekend we picked up our chicks at Keep It Simple Farm. Our three kids, my two nieces, and one of my daughter’s friends each picked out a chick and we ended up with one Silkie and five Ffrizzles. They are currently two weeks old so I now have four weeks to finish building a chicken coop. Fortunately the first weekend was very productive.
My design is to have a chicken run that is six feet by ten feet with the coop being four feet by six feet giving a decent amount of space to explore. Given we have raccoons hanging around in out backyard having the so plan is to have a solid wood floor and wrap the entire chicken wire in 1/2 inch hardware cloth to help protect those soon to be grown up chickens.