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That's a good mix of breeds and colors. Eye candy!

I want Jubilee Orpingtons, just because they are so darn pretty. But until I build a real coop, walk in permanent coop, I am holding off. I must have fever........

The Jubilee's are gorgeous! I want jubilee, blue laced red wyndotte, isabel Orph. lavender marans, and EE for my eye candy/rainbow egg flock. They will get a permanent coop in the backyard so I can sit on the deck or in my back living room and look at them.
 

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The girls have moved with “mom” from their first night in the community nest box
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to the brooder area on the coop.
I'll have to take a picture of that, seems I took a video with the phone instead of a picture.
 
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I've been picking the chicks up and talking to them.
When I first read this, Mr. Bruce, I thought, "Dang! Does your DW know you're picking up chicks?" Aggie I/Q getting in the way.

Plus, MAYBE there will be situations when I can connect the shackle to only one "ear" and remove the cable from the pulley manually without having to disconnect anything.
I have snatch block pulleys like that. I have never used them so I cannot testify how well they work. But I would think by having only the bottom ear bound to a tree and the other ear free to pivot, you could pull and have the cable disconnect once it reached the block.
 

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The Jubilee's are gorgeous! I want jubilee, blue laced red wyndotte, isabel Orph. lavender marans, and EE for my eye candy/rainbow egg flock. They will get a permanent coop in the backyard so I can sit on the deck or in my back living room and look at them.
Isabel orps? I have to look those up. I had some gorgeous Blue Laced Red Wyandotte’s before we moved. Had a couple of the sports too, I thought they were even prettier. Big healthy chickens, they came from a breeder. I gave them away when we moved.
 

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Just came back from closing up the barn. On the way there I heard some rustling in the weeds next to it, saw a flash of white. Thought maybe one of the white rocks hadn't gone in the barn yet but clearly that was not the case. It is a very young skunk. Oh joy. Put out the Havahart with some chicken feed though I have no idea if it will care to eat that. I don't really need a skunk out in the chicken and alpaca area.
 
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