a bit more news;
"it's finally done after being a temporary fence for 17 years!"
that'd be the chook pen i'm referring to.
you see, when we first moved here we had chooks, lots of chooks (about 20 odd) & there was no chook pen so one was put up in a hurry & added to later but it was always just temporary.
the new one was put up in 3 days, it's a bit bigger than their old pen and i'm very happy with it.
|first day all the posts went in, that's the old fence covered in grass|
|big posts for the corners & some midway points|
|along the south side (bottom) of the new pen|
|a nice new gate|
|it's a good size yard now & needs more chooks!|
|front of the chook pen|
there's still more work to do, as am in need of a new chook shed, the one currently being used is just rotting away (they used pine for the posts & studs) the fencer reckons it won't stand for another 5 years, so, he'll be back next year sometime to finish off the other shed & re-roof it.
am still locking them up at night for now, not sure what critters are around at night here plus i need to put some boards around the bottom of the fence line as it's on a slope. will put them in & make veggie gardens for the chooks.
all done before xmas, am very happy about that!
tried my hand at getting 'storm cloud shots' at the beginning of the month but i think i'm seriously going to need a decent camera. anyway here are 2 of my attempts; the phone camera kept auto-adjusting for more light, it was very hard trying to get it to what it was supposed to be; they were a lot darker & more menacing looking than the photos.
|this was a lot darker, very hard trying to get accurate with the phone|
|still not as dark as real life, the clouds were amazing but alas phone camera shot poorly|
hope everyone is surviving the heat here, humidity is just awful. those of you on the other side hope you're keeping warm!
thanx for visiting