This is a quick overview of how we can raise 50+ chickens in a medium size chicken coop that is 4' x 8'. It's all about how you set up the roosting area.
BAWKtoberfest offers tour of chicken coops
The event held by GROW Local South Texas began last year as 50 people toured two backyard coops. This year Under the ordinance, coops must meet certain dimensions and have a 6-foot-high chicken pen that gives the chickens enough space to roam.
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UtilContext$userObject@762e2158 | Dangling from her background playground, Indiana Colwell, 3, swung her feet just a few feet from the family's backyard chickens, which munched on leftover lunch fruit and veggie scraps. The chickens, which joined the family about six months ago, sleep and lay their eggs in a coop that has been fenced in under what was unused space below the children's fort. The coop is an example of how you can use existing structures to make adding chickens to your backyard simple, said Indiana's mother, Anna Colwell. She is one of 15 homeowners who applied to be part of the upcoming second annual BAWKtoberfest. The event held by GROW Local South Texas began last year as 50 people toured two backyard coops. This year, the organization is hoping to expand and is modeling the tour after the Funky Chicken Coop Tour in Austin. "I think BAWKtoberfest can show people it's not a big deal, and it's something simple and straightforward that they can do in their own yard at home," Colwell said. "It's not an intimidating thing to do in the backyard. The organization is accepting applications for coops on its website and will select those that will be featured by the end of September. At least seven coops will be chosen and will likely be in neighborhoods in central Corpus Christi. As the event grows, they hope to feature coops from Calallen to Padre Island, said Joe Hilliard, a member of GROW Local South Texas. Locally, the organization has seen coops that are utilitarian and coops that are creative. One goal is to show people ways to incorporate those into their backyards. "A lot of this is to show how much love and heart they put into it," Hilliard said. "You can buy a prefabricated coop at a store, and you are ready to go. But, then you see people that build structures that look like little cottages with an added run and they've painted it and added signs. They move from utility to a member of the family. They love their chickens. In addition to giving people ideas for their own backyards, a tour goal is also to educate people that chickens are allowed in Corpus Christi and create camaraderie among backyard chicken keepers. The City Council approved an ordinance allowing chickens in 2011. Residents are allowed up to seven hens. Under the ordinance, coops must meet certain dimensions and have a 6-foot-high chicken pen that gives the chickens enough space to roam. Residents can raise chickens only for the purpose of eating their eggs. "We are trying to band together the chicken coop community," Hilliard said. "People have questions. We're trying to create a central place for all of those folks to know one another, help one another and give advice to each other. GROW Local South Texas has created a place for people to ask questions, post pictures of their chickens and band together on Facebook. "The biggest part of this is it's community building," said Tammy Clark, who participated in the tour last year. "Last year we found out there were so many people interested in chickens, and this year we found out there were a lot of people that have chickens and a lot of people that want chickens. The mission of GROW Local South Texas is to cultivate a healthy community by growing the local food system and improving access to nutritious, affordable foods. "There is no easier access than walking into your backyard and collecting your eggs every day," Hilliard said. "You know what that chicken has eaten. You have the choice whether to feed it organic or not. For Colwell, the benefits extend beyond a fresh egg. Having backyard chickens is an educational experience for her children, ages 6, 3 and 5 months. "I think it's really great for the kids to get to raise the chickens and see what goes into taking care of them and the responsibilities of meeting their needs," she said. "Overall, the food cycle is good for the kids to experience. What: BAWKtoberfest, an annual chicken coop tour hosted by GROW Local South Texas, is looking for coops to feature. How: To apply, go to www. com and fill out an application on the website. What: BAWKtoberfest. Where: Homes across Corpus Christi, check in at The Learning Garden, 3808 Up River Road. Cost: $5/members of GROW Local South Texas. --> Dangling from her background playground, Indiana Colwell, 3, swung her feet just a few feet from the family's.
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