|Coop between the road and the hill|
by Meredith Chilson
Photos by author
We have 5 acres of land here: a long, narrow strip that includes our house, garden and chicken coop sandwiched between a county-maintained side road and a wooded hillside. Because of the proximity of the road and the fox den and hawk’s nest on the side hill, I can’t comfortably let my chickens out to free range. The girls have a good-sized yard, bordered with wire and covered with netting, but they don’t have constant access to greens and bugs and all the neat things that can be found out in the Big World on the other side of their fence.
|Ready to roll!|