Want to know a secret that will improve the quality of your compost, speed up composting time, aerate your compost bin, and provide fresh supplements to your chickens diet without causing any additional work from you?
Dropping board is a term used to describe the area directly below the roost bar in a chicken coop. It helps by collecting the manure and keeping it contained so that removal of the chicken manure is easy to complete. With chores, I always find that the easier they are to complete, the more likely […]
Today was a busy morning in the chicken coop. I did a mid winter coop cleaning. The day started off sunny with a hint of warmth. Even working in a sweatshirt was a little too much. I was not in a hurry to move on with my day, so I took a look around to […]
Expecting chicks soon? There are a couple things you can do to create a smooth transition when it’s time to introduce those chicks to your older flock
Bring a little summer to your chickens by making one of these dust baths inside your chicken coop. They’re super easy and quick to make and the materials are free. They’re also a great project for kids to help out with.
So you are ready to start raising chicks? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve created a simple guide to raising chicks to get you started. Our family loves raising chicks. I mean who can resist the small puffs of cuteness? I remember when we got out first 6 chicks; I felt completely unprepared. I […]