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My friend Carey took this photo! These are three week old meat breed chickens. You can see the chickens at a week old on this earlier blog post.

My gentleman was amazing over the weekend, while I was relaxing in New York City, he built an outdoor coop for the chickens to stay in so they can be separate from our laying hens. And even used recycled pallets and fencing. What a guy! Guess I owe him some yummy treats, or maybe I'll just take care of the backyard barnyard for a few days in a row and let him sleep in.

You can get a video tour of the new coop on my blog: http://www.baltimorediy.org/2012/03/spring-2012-chickens-week-3-upd...

Enjoy!

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Tags: baltimore, chicken, three, urban, week

Comment by Aliza Ess on March 12, 2012 at 8:14pm

Actually, I just realized that the picture was probably taken at two weeks, the chicks have way more feathers right now...

Comment by Yvonne on March 13, 2012 at 10:40am

Looking good. Can't wait until I can have some back yard hens. Hope they keep on thriving  : )

Comment by Cornelia on March 13, 2012 at 4:17pm

Those are some nice digs! I love that you used recycled materials, too!

Comment by Aliza Ess on March 13, 2012 at 5:56pm

Aw, thanks for the comments everyone!

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