Here you will see the chicken tractor as well as why it just doesn’t work for us. We still have chickens so of course we couldn’t just get rid of their home without some form of replacement. Hop on over and see what we came up with once again using the resources we already had […]
All of my chicken coops are quite different from each other and today I want to talk about my Silkie coop. We converted a plastic playhouse into a chicken coop. It’s so stinking cute, that every time I post a picture somebody says “wait, that’s really your coop? I thought it was from Pinterest!” lol […]
It wasn’t too long ago I had sweet, blissful daydreams about relaxing on our front porch, with a glass of homemade lemonade while watching our chickens roam freely through our yard. And then, reality set in and I realized that as wonderful of a daydream as that was, it wasn’t going to work for us.
I love baby chicks! We’ve not had any in a few years and our old gals are getting to be 10 years old. Wow how time flies! I bought some chicks a couple years ago but our little outdoor dog ended that really quickly. So this year we had a plan, build a Chicken Coop […]
Our latest chicken coop is a hoop house style made from an old greenhouse frame, with hog panel sides and salvaged tin for the front and back wall. We wrap it in 9 mil plastic for weather proofing. There are pros and cons to this type of chicken house, including maintenance, predator management, and the […]
We’ve learned a lot from our first little coop and raising chickens over the years. We learned from the first coop, to build a coop large enough to walk in. Roosters are bigger than hens and need more head space for doors and roosts. But most importantly we learned that chickens are addictive and we […]