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Chicken Pen

Uploaded by: ChrisAnthemum

Wednesday May 22, 2013

Westfield, NC (Current Weather Conditions)

Caption: A number of things have kept me busy lately and kept me from participating fully at WUG. One has been the construction of the outdoor pen for my chickens, which has turned into a much bigger project than I anticipated. Fortunately, husband and son have been helping, and all this pen needs now for completion is netting over the top, to keep predators out. Here, pullets gather around the chicken door, which is closed at night.

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6. ChrisAnthemum
1:38 AM GMT on May 24, 2013
Thanks, Genie! We've already put four meat chickens in the freezer or in our stomachs!
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5. geniebenie
1:36 AM GMT on May 24, 2013
I like you new chicken pen and the chickens. Hope you get a lot of eggs from them.
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4. ChrisAnthemum
3:01 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
I hope so, Elaine! Those younger chicks especially need to get out of their confined quarters, but I dare not let them out in this pen until we get the top on; otherwise they are just hawk candy, LOL! Thanks for commenting!
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3. Biskitten
2:29 PM GMT on May 23, 2013
Super new chicken pen - I'm sure they will enjoy their new abode!
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2. ChrisAnthemum
11:42 AM GMT on May 23, 2013
Thank you, Shirley! I am also posting a pic of one of the younger chicks, which is colored completely differently.
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1. WeatherWise
11:28 AM GMT on May 23, 2013
They have really grown up - Beautiful~
Your outside pen looks nice and is
important as they will get out and
hawks and other predators often are
in waiting for a good meal. Thank
you for sharing - nice photo series!
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ChrisAnthemum

Wife, mother, grandmother, gardener, naturalist, writer, artist, crafter, homeschooler, owner and occasional breeder of registered Shetland Sheepdogs, and a child of the King. Rank amateur at most of these. Live in Westfield, NC, near the western mountains.Some of my photos are now available for sale from Fine Art America. Please check the website: http://fineartamerica.com/profiles/kathryn-meyer.h tml only join the html -- for some reason this site won't let me do it. Clicking on my website below leads to FAA's main page, but you can access my gallery there by putting my name Kathryn Meyer in the search box.

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