Excavating the pad by hand (shovel, wheelbarrow)
The chickens are delighted that digging up the topsoil reveals bugs and worms.
Jacob shows up with his tractor to work on the pad.
Jacob working on the pad.
Tyrone Rapozo arriving at our house in his bulldozer
Quite strange to see a bulldozer cruising past the house
That's where it's going to make the new road.
The chickens LOVE the exposed dirt, worms and bugs!
Tyrone comes back with a dumptruck full of gravel.
Spreading each load of gravel out with the bulldozer.
Four dumptruck loads in total, and the new road is done.
The chicken run fence was mangled in the process, but that was probably unavoidable.
He also ran the bulldozer back and forth on the housepad to compact it.