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Coop Inspiration 10/3: A Carport Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Jason Pugh, Texas — My family and I thought you might like our idea of repurposing something for a chicken coop — a carport. We had this 20-foot by …

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Pine Meadows’ Hobby Farms Easy-Clean Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon In November of 2012, my wife and I found five acres to purchase from our county’s surplus property auction. This farm is …

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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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The Efficiently Heated Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Having grown up farming, Dennis and Dianna Westphal were no strangers to the joys of raising chickens. After 20 years or so without them, Dennis decided in the spring of 2013 …

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Eliminating Flies in the Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Flies in the chicken coop are a common nuisance, but sometimes conditions allow the populous to get out of hand. Nobody wants to batt flies from his …

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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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Four Flags Farm DIY Chicken Tractor Plan
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Armonda & Ben Riggs, Four Flags Farm L.C.C. – Our biggest goal for the year was to welcome chickens onto our farm. We are avid DIYers, and we …

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