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A Proper Chicken Coop Design Reduces Winter Health Issues
November 6, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite When planning your chicken coop designs for anyone who lives in the frigid north, have you ever wondered how cold is too cold for backyard chickens? I’ve heard other …

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The Pros & Cons of Coop Heating: Do Chickens Need Heat in Winter?
November 2, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite Recently, I’ve been writing about safely heating backyard chicken coops and addressing the question: Do chickens need heat in winter? In New England, we get buried under heaps of …

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Time to Start Winterizing Chicken Coops

Favorite By Robyn Scherer, M. Agr., Colorado Is it time to start winterizing chicken coops? Snowflakes softly fall to the ground, and an icy breeze cuts through the early morning …

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How Much Do Chickens Cost?
September 29, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Favorite Everyone is looking for a bargain, and raising chickens for eggs is the second rung on the homesteading ladder. The first is growing your own veggies. But how much do …

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How to Pick the Best Chicken Feeders and Waterers
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Favorite Feeding backyard chickens should hypothetically be a simple thing to do. You know what can chickens eat, but when the chicken feeders and waterers we buy fail to live up …

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Raising Pekin Ducks
March 14, 2019 · · Poultry 101

Favorite My husband and I decided to start raising Pekin ducks kind of on a whim. We were picking out the birds for our chicken flock and saw the ducklings …

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DIY Rainwater Chicken Watering System
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite There are many options for building a chicken watering system. A search on DIY or homemade chicken waterers turns up loads of pictures and plans. While there is no absolute best waterer …

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A Unique Watering Concept
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite By Anna Hess, Virginia Two and a half years ago, my husband, Mark, and I moved to a 58-acre farm and got a dozen chickens. We soon fell in love …

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Chicken Coops Special Issue — Cozy Cottage
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite Cozy Cottage Coop Cindy Waters, Wisconsin We set out to make a coop that was good enough for us to live in. If it’s good enough for us, the …

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

Favorite 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 …

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