Chicks, Outbuilding, and Coop

An update on the renovations… and chick pics too!

The walls in my 8×10 brooder outbuilding are insulated, floor covering has been installed, and today the drywall was put up.  This winter I’ll paint the walls, right now, that’s low on the priority list.
My new Brinsea brooder and the evaporative cooler were delivered Tuesday and both are set up and ready to go. It’s been a busy week!

The Construction Zone

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The Silkie chicks are now 3 1/2 weeks old, and have been great through this whole remodel ordeal. Everyday they are moved someplace else so they aren’t in the way of construction. Today they spent the afternoon scratching around in the dirt in the confines of the big outdoor coop. Tonight they are back in the brooder, where they will stay for the next three weeks.  I’ll be working on the chicken coop during that time, which is also getting a minor facelift.

The Interior of the Brooder Outbuilding

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And…  here’s the girls, hanging out in their new insulated outbuilding brooder!
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