I found some really cool photos of our old chickens that we had when we lived at our previous home. We had it pretty good for a while given that we were the first people to buy a home in the community. As a matter of fact there were only 2 homes built in the community, ours being one for more than a year. Since it wasn’t zoned “A” or “AG” we couldn’t end up keeping them. They were great fun to have. In total we had 2 barred rocks, 2 Rhode Island reds, 1 Red Sex link, and 1 white leghorn. All but the leghorn were brown egg laying chickens. I found it pretty cool to still have given the were just chicks at the time.
What did i do to take care of them? I used what i had around, which started as a wooden car table that the boys really weren’t using. They actually destroyed the top of it so it wasn’t much usable anymore as a car table. So i framed it in with ply wood, added some 2X4’s for support just to get going. I eventually ended up putting a hinged top on it and it served as my hen house. It was a pretty easy and cheap way to create a coop. One of the Rhode Island reds was a rooster, he was the first to go. He was large and loud, I evicted him to try and save the others from the neighbors complaining. But in the end a neighbor made a call to the county and I had to give them away. Since they were our first chickens I will probably always remember them. Now we have 20 egg laying chickens, as apposed to chickens that are primarily used as meat.