After saying goodbye to our old house, we found a great new place just outside of Langley. But we hard to start our flock over from scratch, and new chickens means a new chicken coop.
This was our fourth time building a chicken coop. Our first coop was pretty small (only built to house four chickens) and relatively straight-forward:
Unfortunately, that coop was destroyed in the Great Chicken Coop Fire of 2010.
We rebuilt the coop (v2), but after several of our chickens got raccooned, we built them a new coop with a completely enclosed run:
When we moved to this new place, we knew we were going to start a larger flock so we needed a larger coop to accomodate them. There was a great open spot with lots of sun and some tall trees, so we got to work.
There is still more to do - the main door and clean-out door are just temporary plywood, and we still need to build the front gate, but the chickens are all safe and happy with their new coop. Hopefully it is the last one we will be building. 🐔
New house means yet another new chicken coop
After over 10 years in this house, we are moving on
We are back this year with a new crew and a brand new racer
I will be sure to take a run for you my friend
Hiking, biking, kayaking all around the state