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Archive for April, 2009

Coop Inauguration

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

We finally got the chickens moved out to the coop today and they are having a ball out there. They are not used to having so much room to run around. The coop is about 13×15 feet and just tall enough for us to walk around in without crouching. They will be confined in the [...]

Internet “up”grade

Saturday, April 25th, 2009

So back last summer shortly after we moved into our new place out in the boonies, I built a radio tower so I could get wireless internet service. That adventure is fully detailed here. Even with a 70 foot tower, I was only able to connect to the tower in the closest town which uses [...]

Chickens at 6 weeks

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

The chickens are about 6 weeks old now. Most of them are fully feathered now and look like miniature adults. We were going to move them out to the chicken coop last weekend but with cold & rainy weather forcasted for this week we decided to wait another week just to be sure they’d be [...]

They just keep growing!

Friday, April 10th, 2009

The chickens are 4 weeks old today. They are really starting to feather out and look like adult chickens. They’ll be in the brooder pen in the garage for another week or two and then we’ll move them out to the chicken coop. We’ve seperated the two meat birds from the rest because they need [...]