One of the inescapable facts of keeping chickens is that they produce waste. One of the best reasons for raising your own chickens is that you can turn that waste into something useful instead of a harmful pollutant. In order to do that however, you will need a way to manage it. Chickens do most […]
The backyard chicken coop has become the symbol of the modern homesteader. There is something special about adding that coop to your garden farm and collecting healthy backyard eggs. But there are 5 mistakes with the backyard chicken coop I see repeated often, even though they are easy to remedy. So I decided it was […]
Nobody sets out to build a chicken coop and says “I can’t wait to screw this up” but yet, it happens. You read building instructions, you make plans and you do your research fully intending to not make the same mistakes as everyone else. You are sure that this coop is going to be absolutely […]
If you are in the market for a new chicken coop, you may be interested in checking out this Rhode Island Chicken Coop. It can hold 10-15 birds. This chicken coop tour not only has many pictures, but there is also a video tour!
A DIY chicken coop does not have to break the bank. You need your flock to be well protected in a sturdy functional coop. But how can you accomplish all of this without spending a fortune? Here are a few money saving tips for building your own chicken coop.
One of the first things you need if you are thinking about getting chickens is some kind of housing for them. Chicken coops can be a corner of a shed, a fancy custom built piece of art, or anything in between! If this is your first time keeping chickens you probably will end up with […]