Keeping chickens cool in the summer?
We just build a new screen door for our coop and they always have water but they still are very hot. I know because they have their wings kind of held away...
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Chicken nesting box ideas
If you are raising chickens for the purpose of having your own supply of eggs, then a nesting box is an essential in your yard. Now while there are many stores where you can buy nesting boxes from, there is a better option for you... Repurpose to make your own nesting boxes! It is easy to DIY a standard chicken nesting box. But making a nesting box yourself using repurposed items can lessen your expenses even more. Some of these re-purposing ideas are easier to make, too! And if those are…
12 Perennials to Plant for Free Chicken Food - Reformation Acres
Grow these 12 perennials as edible landscaping that will create free chicken food, shade, and shelter from overhead predators for your flock.
Magic Water for Baby Chicks - this beautiful farm life
MAKING MAGIC WATER FOR BABY CHICKS IS THE FIRST AND MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU CAN DO TO ENSURE NOT ONLY THEIR SURVIVAL BUT THEIR LONG TERM HEALTH.
How To Tame Chickens from the Start
How To Tame Chickens from the Start Many chicken keepers these days have friendly, tame flocks of birds they consider to be their pets. People see these...
4 coop additions you need!
4 absolutely must have chicken coop additions! When building your coop you want to make sure you install everything you need. Don't skip these 4 things that make your life so much easier!
On Hitching Post Lane, Inspiration for home and garden, DIY Chick Brooder
In preparation for my first flock of chicks I built this brooder. I had no idea what to expect or how fast they would grow but this was quite sufficient for the first 3 weeks. I searched for the …
The City Garden has the most fabulous addition to it! Today we picked up three little pekin bantam chickens to live in the chook shed that we built over the long weekend last week. They are so gorgeous, I've just been sitting here all afternoon watching them and smiling to myself at their little chirping sounds. Please welcome Betty, Mavis and Edna! We fell in love with the idea of getting chickens after staying in a cottage on the Atherton Tablelands last year that had bantams in the…