Whitewash has been around for well over a century and is a simple means to spruce up your coop or barn while benefiting from its ability to help keep bugs from using the wood surfaces to breed. While many “old timers” remember whitewashing barns, coops, and tree trunks, finding much information on the subject is […]
If your chickens have mites, use permethrin! No, if your chickens have mites use DE! Have you heard this argument before? If you follow any chicken keeping page on social media then you have been exposed to this argument. The proponents of either method can be very strongly opinionated to say the least. Some can […]
One way to keep chickens warmer in the coop during cold winter months is to use the deep litter method of coop maintenance. But, what do you do when too much accumulates. Read more on how Timber Creek Farm managed a mid winter clean up and kept the hens warm and toasty.