Sorry to take so long... but movingcan be a full time job

Tuesday, May 29, 2012
We still do not have everything out of the old place, but that is to happen this coming weekend, baring any unforeseen events. Last weekend there were to many. for one we just had to get the chicken coop finished so the chickens would be very safe at night, wait I still need pictures of it. I will do it now. well, now that I am waiting for it to all load onto the computer we can talk about other things.
Over this last weekend we though we had lost the two momma hens while protecting there babies, but in all they were protecting there babies. We stepped in and took the babies to a safer location for the night once I could not find either momma. We put them in a dog kennel at about 2 am and then in the shop for the rest of the night. The next morning there was both momma looking for there babies. Now only one of the momma is with the babies. the other decide it was time they were on there own. This was the big reason for the coop getting finished this weekend, we were seeing raccoons.
Now for all the photos that I have:

Living Room

Wood burning stove in Living Room

Right side of Kitchen

Left side of Kitchen

Light in Dinning room

Hubby's shop

chicken coop on right side of shop

girls in there coop

Some of the girls checking out the nest boxes

The out side pen

 The chickens do get to run free in the evening so they can catch bug and play in all my flower beds, that need work any ways. I look at it this way, they are helping me turn the soil, adding nutrition to the soil and helping me weed. Right now I have way to many roosters(9) and am having a hard time deciding which ones that I am going to keep, most likely none of the ones that are gang raping my hens right now. I have one that I know for sure was Luckies so it should have the green egg gene. Mamma and the 9 babies just stay in the shop at night for now. Yes I am going to have to clean the floor soon, but it is much better than losing any more of the babies to a raccoon or something else. Yes I have lost 2 of the babies since being here.

I still have a lot of work to do inside and out and will post as I get stuff done. Please let me know what you think of my house in comments. I would love to hear.


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