Winter is on its way here in Maine. It may have already arrived for my friends further up north. Just this morning there was a layer of ice on the outdoor water buckets. I’m not ready yet. Are you? Being ready for winter makes the experience a bit more bearable. Here are some tips to […]
One day I was at my friend’s house and she said that they had decided to get rid of their chickens and chicken coop. She offered them to us. We were thrilled! We were blessed with a nice coop and sixteen super productive laying hens. Farmer Derek was able to load the coop up on […]
The chicks are coming! The chicks are coming! Our chicks are hatching this weekend and will be coming home with us in a couple days. The brooder box is set up and waiting and now the coop is too! Come take a tour of our chicken coop and run, with security up for all the […]
When I started building my chicken coop I had to decide what was important to me and what I didn’t need. Here are the things I decided to add – I hope they help you decide what you want on your own coop!
Re-purposing wood can be a great, cheap and innovative way to build a chicken coop. With a little imagination, you can build a great chicken coop on a budget!
After a surprise gift from Grandma, a bigger chicken coop was in order. Reclaimed wood was used for a large portion thus saving quite a bit of money, not to mention trees.