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Jump and Flap

checking on the new roosting option for vacancyI wasn't sure this new roosting option was being used until I snapped this image a few nights ago with the flash.

5 feet off the ground seems to be that sweet spot where the hens feel safe, yet still be reached with an easy jump and a few flaps.



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About us: Anna Hess and Mark Hamilton spent over a decade living self-sufficiently in the mountains of Virginia before moving north to start over from scratch in the foothills of Ohio. They've experimented with permaculture, no-till gardening, trailersteading, home-based microbusinesses and much more, writing about their adventures in both blogs and books.



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