Well folks....it's been a rough couple of weeks for my chickens. First we had the hawk incident. You can read all about that one here.... Air Predator Attack! Then we found out that the poultry netting just didn't have enough umph in the electric... Here is what went down.... … [Read more...] about A Different Kind of Predator Attack
We had an air predator attack over the weekend. :( It was the middle of the day and we were just coming home from running some errands. I stopped at the mailbox and out of the corner of my eye I saw it....a massively HUGE hawk chowing down on some chicken for lunch! … [Read more...] about Air Predator Attack!!!!
I bought this netting....mainly because when I grow up I wanna be just like the Rhodes family. Hahaha! :) But the other reason is so I can put the chickens to work in the garden. We built the chick-shaw and you can see that process here (Chick-Shaw Post). It is sitting over in the garden area. All we needed to do was to get the fence up and running and add the chickens! … [Read more...] about The Electric Poultry Netting!
So we got the chickshaw finished over the past few days. It is currently sitting in our barn while the sealer dries where we applied it yesterday. I am hopeful that we can get the electric poultry fence put up and the chickshaw in the garden today! We followed Justin Rhodes' plans to the letter and this is how it turned out. I'm going to give a rundown on how well we did. First thing we had to do is make all of the cuts according to the cut … [Read more...] about Drum roll please……We have a brand-spanking new CHICKSHAW!!!!
Woohoo! We finally purchased all the supplies to build our own chickshaw! (Insert happy dance here!) We are following Justin Rhodes' plans to build it and we are taking pictures as we put it together. My hubby got all the pieces cut according to the cut list yesterday and we are planning on assembling it next week! I am so excited to get the chickens over in the garden so they can GET TO WORK! I also have a coworker that has a horse farm with … [Read more...] about Chicken Coop Upgrade On The Way!