There are plenty of lists of toxic and unsafe plants for chickens, but it is very hard to find plant options that can be used in your chicken area. I have compiled a list of plants that are deemed chicken-safe. The following plants are appropriate and worry-free for the areas chickens roam. The list tells […]
There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to keeping your homestead animals safe. Here I talk about the differences between chicken wire and hardware cloth and how we use them for our chicken coop security.
Are your chickens free range? Ours are usually in their pen for security reasons, but one nice day with some added safety we let them out to free range and they had so much fun!
We thought we had a strong, safe chicken coop, but turns out we also had a hungry, determined predator lurking around the farm. How we managed to recover from a devastating loss and the steps we took to reinforce our coops to ensure our animals safety in the future.
It can be challenging to keep your small animals, chickens, and ducks safe from predators. Here is how we made our animals pens and coops safer after a predator attack.