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Reusing Chicken Coop Trash for a More Self-Sustaining Living
September 6, 2019 · · Coops

Self-sustaining living on our farm means I try to reduce the amount of waste that the farm sends to the landfill. It’s not always easy and I try to think …

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Top 10 Chicken Nesting Boxes

By Joy E. Cressler – Finding ways to cut costs on the farm by making or designating items for poultry farming can boost the family budget—or at least not tap it …

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Chicken Mites & Northern Fowl Mites: Controlling Infestations

By Laura E. John – The goal of most poultry flock owners is to reap all of the benefits from their investments of time, money and labor. An essential step …

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What Does Blood in Chicken Eggs Mean?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat

When you raise your own flock of backyard chickens long enough, you will likely encounter all kinds of odd eggs, including blood in chicken eggs. From tiny fairy (or wind) eggs …

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Easy DIY Nest Box Ideas
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

There are pre-made chicken nesting boxes available for purchase through poultry supply retailers. You can also get creative and come up with some nice chicken nesting boxes from materials you …

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How to Keep Ducks and Chickens in the Same Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

If you’re considering adding some ducks to your flock, you may be wondering how well keeping ducks and chickens in the same coop works. What needs do they have that …

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DIY Easy Clean Chicken Coop Idea
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon When thinking of a chicken coop idea, I knew I wanted an easy to clean coop. I came up with this chicken …

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DIY Chicken Tractor Plan
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Story & Photos By Carole West Are you looking for a chicken tractor plan that will protect chickens from hawks and other predators while allowing them to free range? There are …

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DIY Pole Barn to Chicken Coop Conversion
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

When we moved into our house back in 2003, we had seen plenty of DIY pole barns, and the one that was located on our new property was wonderfully built. …

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

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 create a backyard …

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