You may think how to clean your chicken coop is pretty self explanatory. Well it is, sort of. But the truth is that if you want to prevent diseases in your flock, discourage flies, and be invisible to the neighbors there is a better way to clean your coop than just removing all the dirty […]
When getting a backyard flock started, you need a few things. Things like what breed, equipment needed and a coop coop plan. You may be wondering “What kind of chicken coop do I need?” And that is an important question when starting your backyard flock.
When you have chickens in a stationary coop, you will need to think about chicken coop bedding. Adding bedding makes it far easier to remove the manure, keep the coop clean, and can help keep the coop warmer in winter. What type of chicken coop bedding to use is up to you. Here are some […]
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.
There’s nothing more devastating than waking up to chicken carnage. Chickens are so wonderful, sometimes it seems like every creature wants to eat your hens. Unless it’s time for the stew pot for an old layer, chances are you don’t want them eaten! Make sure to make predator proof chicken coops when designing you birds’ […]
Converting a Dog House into a Chicken Coop Here are our sweet Silkie chickens. My daughter has these babies as “show chickens” for 4H. Aren’t they adorable? We had them separate from the other hens since they were show birds, and their coop was just an open box.