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New chicks and sawdust

moving chicks to the outdoor brooder

Today the new chicks moved out of the plastic tub and into their outdoor brooder.

They seem to like scratching around in a few inches of sawdust.

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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 see the old dryer door is standing strong. The hinges and latch seem to be very durable for all the weather and use you have put it through. Does it still have the KFC Sanders sticker on it?
Comment by Erich Sat Aug 17 09:33:55 2013
Erich --- Unfortunately, leaving the door open so chicks can come and go exposed Colonel Sanders to the weather, so he's a faded fraction of his former self.... :-) No troubles from the door otherwise --- very predator-proof!
Comment by anna Sat Aug 17 15:49:03 2013

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