Tuesday, 18 March 2008

Chicken Week: Day Two: A Date with a Gate

...Day Three. Because, to keep the foxes out and the chickens in, and on the offchance that I might have some useful offcuts for the temporary chicken house, I decided to make the gate for the orchard/chicken run first.

Here's the before noon:


And the after:


Turned out this was only nearly a Very Good Idea. Her Outdoors tells me the chickens are the size of oranges and the holey fence wouldn't be such an obstacle.

2 comments:

Dave said...

ah, tis a fine bit of construction to be sure. but just how *big* are you expecting the chickens to get!?!?!

devolutionary said...

I'm hoping for something more the *size* of a melon...