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A Water Tower Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and Photos by Michael Gay For six weekends, Michael Gay worked away in his backyard in Sylvania, Georgia, to build their backyard coop, one their friends have named, …

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2015 Coolest Coops Contest Winners
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites First Place: Brandy Meyer — Our Chick Inn Last year for my birthday my handyman husband said he would build me a chicken coop, and that I had …

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How to Build a Poultry Water Stand
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By William Morrow, Whitmore Farms Everyone that has chickens knows what a challenge it can be to keep their water source clean. The birds love to scratch and …

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Poultry Coop Inspiration 10/1—The Alaskan Efficiency
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Written by Stefan Milkowski Design by Stefan Milkowski & Ian Herriott Chickens in the arctic? Sure! Winter temperatures in Fairbanks, Alaska, regularly drop to -40 degrees Fahrenheit, and …

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Do Dogs and Cats Kill Chickens?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Do dogs kill chickens? Do cats kill chickens? These two questions come up a lot among chicken keepers. The simple answer to both questions is yes, but …

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How to Make Your Own Chick Brooder
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and photos by William Morrow, Whitmore Farm – Knowing how to make your own chick brooder comes in handy if you’re the kind of person who enjoys …

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Coopitecture™ 101: Location, Space & Design of Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Much like the houses you live in, each of America’s backyard chicken coops is built on a foundation of character and provides comfort to its residents. To …

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Natural Pest Controlling Methods: How To Control Flies In Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Natural pest controlling methods can be both effective and safe for controlling flies in your chicken coop. There are many different varieties of flies, but they are …

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How to Build an Automatic Chicken Waterer System for Less Than $150
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Once he figured out how to build a chicken coop, my husband built my portable hen house on a tractor for me in 2009 for my, ahem, …

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How Much Room Do Chickens Need? — Chickens in a Minute Video
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Join Backyard Poultry magazine in our video series, Chickens in a Minute, as we answer frequently asked questions about how to raise a healthy backyard chicken flock. …

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