They started out with a small chicken coop from Tractor Supply that had been given to them. Cynthia and Jason then transitioned their chicks into the small coop and in the beginning, things were going very well. Then, predators struck! With such a small chicken coop, their chickens were free-ranging most of the day and evening and exposed to potential danger. Two of their chickens were taken by coyotes while free-ranging. At this time Jason and Cynthia had an important decision to make:
They needed to decide whether they were going to give up their backyard chickens or get a quality chicken coop and run that could protect their flock from the predators.