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On Ridge Road, a chicken eyeballs the visitors.
  • Amber Nimocks
  • On Ridge Road, a chicken eyeballs the visitors.

Lots and lots of people on the tour checking out the coops. As the day grows hotter, I notice how many of the back yard keepers ensure that their chickens stay cool by placing their coops in the shadiest part of the yard. Heat, it seems, is more troublesome for chickens in North Carolina than cold. Here are some more images from the tour:

Heres how Leah Perry keeps the chickens out of her vegetble garden.
  • Amber Nimocks
  • Here's how Leah Perry keeps the chickens out of her vegetble garden.

In the back yard on Gaston, childrens portraits are part of the tour.
  • Amber Nimocks
  • In the back yard on Gaston, children's portraits are part of the tour.

On Ridge Road, a metal friend keeps a look-out on atop the coop.
  • Amber Nimocks
  • On Ridge Road, a metal friend keeps a look-out on atop the coop.

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