Coops

Chicken Predators and Winter: Tips to Keep Your Flock Safe
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Chicken predators are always a concern for small flock owners, but the risk of attack may actually be worse in winter months. Winter is the season of privation for all creatures, …

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7 Reasons to Hang Chicken Nesting Box Curtains
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Nesting box curtains have been around for a very long time. Farmers would hang burlap or feed bags over the front of their hens’ boxes; present-day backyard chicken keepers often …

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Bedding For Chickens: Safe and Easy Winter Coop Heat and Insulation
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

With the proper bedding for chickens, your flock is able to withstand the cold weather quite well. Heat generally isn’t necessary in chicken coops, but we’ve all seen the sad …

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How to Build a Chicken Coop for $200 or Less
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

They call it chicken math. It’s basically the justification chicken lovers use when they buy more chicks. How many straight run chicks should you buy if you want eight laying hens? …

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Time to Start Winterizing Chicken Coops

By Robyn Scherer, M. Agr., Colorado Is it time to start winterizing chicken coops? Snowflakes softly fall to the ground, and an icy breeze cuts through the early morning hours. …

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Small Chicken Coops: From Doghouse to Bantam Coop
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

We wanted a couple of small chicken coops that were portable and could house a few bantam chickens, but we had neither the time to construct them from scratch nor …

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

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 four inspiring chicken …

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

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 friends! Starting out …

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

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 wouldn’t meet the …

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

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 flock! We began …

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