The project for the last few days was getting the roof finished on the chicken coop.
I previously added the roofing paper, and over the last two days installed the shingles. Though I had to make a run to Home Depot to get more yesterday, due to a miscalculation in the number required (short by about 8)… so I ended up working on it until almost sunset, to get it finished before the rain started today.
Here’s the starter strip, that helps secure the edge:
First rain on the roof, this morning:
We ordered 14 baby chicks online (unlike the previous ones that we got at the local feed store), and they arrived today.
They are only one day old; hatched and shipped yesterday, and arrived today. They are all different varieties.
I had to pick them up at the post office. Safety first:
Some close-ups. The red light is from the heat lamp, which keeps them warm enough; 95° F the first week, dropping 5° each week, or as needed, until they can cope with the ambient temperature: