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Backyard Poultry Contributor

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Articles by Backyard Poultry Contributor

What Does a Chicken Coop Need in Case of Emergency
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Patricia Harris Pointing – “Expect the unexpected” is as true in poultry-keeping as anywhere else. Having an answer to what does a chicken coop need in case …

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The Barbie Dream House: A Very Cool Chicken Coop Idea
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Samir Shahin, M.D., California — Where did we start with our fun chicken coop idea? While our family was walking home from the beach, we saw …

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Brooder Box Plans: Build Your Own Brooder Cabinet
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Ana White, Alaska — I never expected to need a set of brooder box plans, but in spring of 2012, I stopped by a local shop …

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4 Chicken Runs and Coops Built from Recycled Materials
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Have you ever wanted to build a chicken run and coop for your backyard chickens, but had no idea where to start? Take a look at these …

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Coolest Coops 2018 — Blessings Chook Castle Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Joanna Blessings, Pennsylvania This charming palace is more than just a safe haven from predators, it’s a little place to call home for our backyard feathered …

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Coolest Coops —Vaughn Victorian Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Kaylee Vaughn, Idaho When we decided to raise both chickens and ducks together (altogether, a flock of about 15), we knew that a traditional chicken coop …

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Coolest Coops 2018 — The Breakfast Club Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Danielle Raad, Fanciful Farming, Michigan “Artfully eclectic” is the perfect way to describe our chicken coop. Not only is our coop decor diverse, so is our …

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Coolest Coops 2018 — Ashley Sinkula, Coop Envy
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Ashley Sinkula, ABCDfarmhouse, LLC, Wisconsin My husband and I have worked really hard to create this gorgeous coop and I would love and be ecstatic to show it off. …

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Coop Inspiration — Coopacabana
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By David Sinclair (yellowcottagehomestead.com/category/chickens) – My wife and I inherited a chicken coop when we bought our homestead and have had chickens now for a few years. …

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Coop Inspiration — Hiebert Rural Colorado Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Rural Colorado Coop By The Hiebert Family, Colorado Our family — Dan (dad), TJ (mom), Silas (son) and Lydia (daughter) — moved to rural Colorado about one …

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