"I had a broody hen once. I had read that dipping them in a bucket of cooler water will lower their body temp a bit and trick their brain into thinking they aren't broody anymore. People that wrote about this said they had immediate…"
"My chickens had something that looked very similar to this shortly after I got them, they also sounded as if they had colds and if you opened their mouths they looked as if they had thrush. I asked my Mexican neighbors who have a bunch of chickens…"
"Fowl Pox most likely, there are both wet and dry versions. Google a bit to see which one you might have. Dry fowl pox it seems to run it's course and clear up on its own. Spread by mosquitos, pretty common."
I modified the attached design to work for me. The plans suggest yo use 4x6 cedar beams and cut them into 1x4's. You can just use dimensional lumber from Home Depot. The plans are kind of unnecessarily complicated, so i would use them as a guide for dimensions, etc... If you send me your email, I will send you the .pdf