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March 3, 2011
The past few days, I have taken Dolly from “Camp Broody” over to the larger coop and run with the rest of her family.  I reunite them first thing in the morning and with their late afternoon snack.  After ten minutes, I wait until Dolly enters the coop, I quickly close the door, open the coop…

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January 13, 2011
Late this morning when I went out to collect the eggs, I found 2 eggs in the nesting boxes.  After collecting those two eggs, I looked out into the run to see all the chickens.  In the middle of the run was the smallest little Silkie egg you ever have seen.  It was being trampled…

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December 20, 2010
Snow covered coop and run Last night it snowed.  We awoke to a beautiful winter wonderland.  I brought a broom out and dusted off the blanket of snow that covered the run.  It slid off with ease.  When I let the chickens out this morning they were curious about the white visitor from the sky. …

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October 11, 2010
This will be my first Winter with the girls.  Cape Cod doesn’t get too cold, but it has really gotten me to thinking about the coop and run set up as well as freezing waterers and nasty weather ahead.  As a hobbist chicken raiser, we are not doing this on a very large scale.   Our…

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