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Chicken holding coop part 1

how we built the new holding coop for pre-retirement day

We decided to build a new holding coop for an upcoming chicken retirement day.

Keeping it under 2 feet tall makes it easy to reach in and grab a chicken.

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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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I'm sure you're glad to have made the new chicken motel! I think I'll take your lead and make one, too. Our very official Weber BBQ box has seen better days. And I've seen enough wily chickens scramble out of my grasp as I try to open the box just enough but not too much. On another note, I like the new pic of you guys when the site says 'please wait...'.

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