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Free Chicken Coop Plan: An Easy 3×7 Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Many first-time backyard chicken keepers intend to build their own coop, but the first and most frustrating question usually is: what does a chicken coop need? Information …

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How to Clean a Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites When you have a small chicken coop, but especially a small coop in a SMALL backyard, you need to keep things clean. And it’s important to know …

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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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What’s the Best Bedding for Chickens? – 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. In this …

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Chicken Fences: Chicken Wire Vs. Hardware Cloth
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites If it’s called chicken wire, it must be for chickens, right? Chicken wire is widely recognized as the hexagon shaped welded wire, commonly used on farms for …

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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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6 Easy Chick Brooder Ideas
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Need some quick and easy chick brooder ideas? When you first bring your new baby chicks or ducklings home or hatch out some eggs, you will need a …

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Spring Cleaning Avoids Chicken Parasites
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Now is the perfect time for spring cleaning in the chicken coop. It’s also time to check for needed repairs and check for chicken parasites that may …

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