How We Got Backyard Chickens Chapter 4

It’s been awhile since my last installment of ‘How We Got Backyard Chickens’. So, I’m ramping this up through completion of the coop so I can finally introduce our three queens of The Cracked Egg Breakfast Joint in Chapter 5.

If you missed the first three installments or just can’t remember where I left off (or care)… you can find them here.

Fast forward after roofing…

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… and priming and winterizing to the following spring, my mom and son were ready to finish up!

Building a coop

And finish they did!

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This super nice and sturdy door was a wonder to me because they just somehow made it happen!

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My youngest was thrilled to finally get a chance to help. Give a man a power tool and well, just see how happy it made him…

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Some serious business going on here… Smile

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One of my favorite pictures is this one of two generations working together side by side. A lot of experience, love and craftsmanship has and will continue to come from these hands.

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Ready for tenants…

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Finally. Finally! We have a fully insulated, ready for tenants, chicken coop! I present to you The Cracked Egg Breakfast Joint!

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So the coop is ours and we love it. Dear to my heart because two of my favorite people created it. If you haven’t read the whole story, I hope you will because the memories this project created were funny, frustrating, heart warming and just priceless really.

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Next, get ready to meet the babies!

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