What can I say? I think I may be turning into a crazy chicken lady! We've gone through some ups and downs with our chickens, dealing with raccoons and feisty roosters.

Here is our current count...(as of June 2017)

-5 Barred Rock Hens (purchased March 30th, 2016 from RKO)
-5 Rhode Island Red Hens (purchased March 31st, 2016 from RKO)
-3 Silver Laced Wyandotte Hens (purchased April 9th, 2016 from RKO)
-3 Ameraucana Hens (purchased April 9th, 2016 from RKO) Supposed to be Araucanas.
-1 Buff Orpington Hen (Our only original from before we moved, purchased 2013?)
-2 Buff Orpington mixed Hens (Offspring of our Buff hen, Summer 2016)
-1 Black Hen, probably an Australorp (Given by the in-laws, Winter 2016) 
-1 Rhode Island Red Hen (Given by the in-laws February 2017)
-5 Silver Laced Wyandotte Hens (March 2017)
-1 Silver Laced Wyandotte Rooster (March 2017)
-6 Easter Egger Hens (April 2017)
-4 Bantams (3 roosters and 1 hen) (April 2017)

Our old coop that we built over the summer of 2016 is an 8 foot x 8 foot x 8 foot cube. It had four roosting bars that were 4 foot long, plus a stack of nesting boxes they like to roost over top of. There were 2 small windows installed, vinyl flooring down on the inside, and the cube has been primed. The roof  consisted of  flat, white, corrugated plastic pieces.

In May of 2017, we started our coop expansion. It is giving us an additional 8 foot by 12 foot space. We have peaked the roof panels, updated our roosting bars to four 8 foot long bars, and put down vinyl flooring. We still have insulation and inside wall panels to put up, along with new nesting boxes, more windows...basically a lot of work!

Currently in Ohio, farm fresh eggs go anywhere between $2-$4 a dozen, depending on if it's roadside, at a grocery store, or even what section of Ohio you are in. Last year we sold to friends and family for $2/dozen. This year I would like to make a small sign to hang out by the driveway to advertise.

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