The Frickin' Chicken Coop
Hi folks, I wanted to share some photos of my coop and run. It was a lot of work and a lot of fun to build. In the middle of the process we also welcomed...
Feeding Chickens Eggshells or Oyster Shells for Essential Calcium & Health ~ Homestead and Chill
Learn how to provide essential calcium (oyster shells or eggshells) to laying chickens for healthy egg development, and to prevent serious health issues!
What makes a coop "Fort Knox" predator proof?
Hi everyone! Reading here, I see we all have predator issues, which vary greatly depending on where we live. I'm in Southeast MI(60 miles N of Detroit) in...
Train your chickens to come when called!
How to train your chickens to come when called! Using treats, you should be able to train your chickens in about a week.
How I make $1,000 a month from 15 chickens!
How I make $1,000 a month from just 15 chickens! It's possible to make money with chickens even if you only have a small flock. By choosing the right breeds for your area and marketing them correctly, you can make up to $250 a week from your flock.
How To Tame Chickens from the Start
Many chicken keepers these days have friendly, tame flocks of birds they consider to be their pets. Who knew chickens could be such docile creatures? But, have they always been that way? Were they friendly from the day they hatched? Nope! It all depends on how the owner raises them. Taming chickens isn't very hard, but it does require persistence and patience. So how do you get your flock to be affectionate, lap loving sweeties? The answers lie inside!
DIY Chicken Coop Run
I am going to be honest, I didn't take the best photos while building the DIY chicken coop run! But luckily Sketchup makes for cleaner pictures anyway! Lol! Our summer vacation hinged on us getting the chickens in their coop, and so we were RACING to the finish, which led to not taking the time to get the best photos! So, I apologize! The run is a really simple construction, but moving the long pieces once they are built is not easy unless you have help. Make sure to call in reinforcements…
My husband and I were very excited when we finally made the decision to keep backyard chickens this spring. We live down the road from a poultry farm and get to hear the roosters crow every day so the thought of having our own small flock didn't...
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Cleaning Chicken Coop Poop Idea
I am giving an update to this post! I found easier way to clean chicken poop after all night chickens roosting! I updated this after initial post! Read entire article, update is at the end, thanks! I now use wood chips instead of straw , more absorbable and healthy for chickens. My litter box under the roost has been awesome. Makes maintaining the coop poop soo much easier! When I first started this chicken project I was frustrated but this worked. Love it even years later Litter boxe…
How to "Free Range" Chickens in an Enclosed Run — Greneaux Gardens
Greneaux Gardens: How to "Free Range" Chickens in an Enclosed Run Do you have an enclosed coop but wish your chickens could eat more natural greens like free range chickens? Here is an easy fix!
How To Clip Chicken's Wings (Easy Feather Clipping)
Learn how to clip chicken's wings easily! Stop your hens from getting out of their yard easily by clipping your chicken's wing feathers and keep them safe.