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Beginner’s Equipment Guide to Raising Chickens for Eggs
October 17, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites What is the best bedding for chickens won’t be the only question you have as you set up your first brooder. As you await the arrival of …

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Easy Quail Hutch You Can Build in One Weekend
June 25, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites If you plan to keep quail, you will need a place for them to live. Although they are gaining in popularity, quail are not yet mainstays on …

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Special Issue: Raising Small Animals — The Homestead Chicken, Housing Your Flock
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Rhonda Crank What is a Chicken Coop? It’s simply a structure which gives your flock shelter from weather and predators. Have you ever picked up a …

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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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How to Build a Chicken Coop for First-Timers
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites How to build a chicken coop and all the many features that can be built in or around them can be overwhelming for the first time coop …

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How to Build a Chicken Coop From a Garden Shed
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites The day I brought home the first two chicks, I went against all the advice I give to people thinking about getting backyard chickens. We had a …

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Six Winter Keeping Tips for Backyard Chickens
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Many people ask: Do chickens need heat in winter? The answer is backyard chickens are far more cold-hardy than you may imagine. Courtesy of fall molting, chickens should have …

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