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The book I mentioned does have plans for a simple coop, with dimensions and all. Otherwise backyardchickens.com has may designs and I'm sure there are some with dimensions/plans that could work for you.
There is always room for more ideas, everyone will have their unique take. Thank you for the vote!
Yep, we clipped their wings. Although if we left town and weren't checking on them as frequently, we'd leave them in the run.
Definitely important to bury the edges of the wire if you have predators. Thanks for pointing out the coop/coup. Didn't notice that on my proofs.
Flooding is way worse up north near you than down in Tempe, but totally know what you mean. It feels like three storms worth of rain in 5 minutes.
Nope, no roosters necessary. However if you buy chicks, they do a good job of separating the sexes, but sometimes you don't know you got a rooster till he starts crowing. Just something to watch out for
Yep, the rain is one thing I don't have to worry about here.
You're welcome! And thank you for the votes!
Thank you! It really has been a lot of fun
Thank you! And yes, while she is still young, she'll really stare at those chickens roaming the yard.
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