I succeeded in my mission. (Although my husband will vehemently disagree with me -smile-)
The DellDog is a swell companion, in my book. He's the perfect blend of loveable/snuggable coupled with independence. Loyal to family, guarding his territory, but friendly. Playful, yet sedate. Perfect. I love my Dell.
[ahem. where was I?] Oh yeah. The chickens.
The whole topic came up on yet another long-distance phone call one day. A casual mention of the word 'chickens' opened up an entire discourse between us ~ and the discovery that we were both thinking the same thing at the same time. "We should get some chickens!"
Since that time, there has been a flurry of back and forth research links; discussions among our peers; and a narrowing down of our chicken choices.
Yes. Chicken choices.
I thought you might like to come along on this adventure, Choosers. Since many of you live vicariously through me [us] anyway, why not? :D
Here's where we currently stand: I want this chicken coop:
It is otherwise known as a Chicken Tractor ~ but you and I both know there ain't nothin' tractor-like about the aforementioned device! Some might even call it a Chicken Ark . . .but, well, I'll just leave that one alone. I'm not certain how well it would float.
Gil, my handiman extraordinaire, aka: McGilver has a completely different type of contraption in mind.
This could get scary, folks.
However, rest assured that no matter what form of housing our soon-to-be-adopted-chickens find themselves in, it will be well-built by one of the best hobby carpenters in the south.
Stay tuned. I'm sure this ride's gonna be a fun one.