After posting my pics of our chickens I was asked:
so they are free roaming.... hmmm...do you put them in at night? Do you have much of a preditor problem?
I'm curious too about whether they get put up at night or stay out all the time.
Yes our chickens are free ranging. They live in a chicken coop. At night, after they have all gone to bed in the coop we close the door.
In the morning we open the door and let them out.
Yes we have predators (coyotes, raccoons, etc..), but they usually donâ€™t bother the chickens during the day. So having them locked up in the coop during the night protects them.
And during the day they have access to lots of grass and bugs and this makes good healthy (high in omega 3) eggs.