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A Unique Watering Concept
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Building a Portable Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

I have wanted chickens for a long time, not only for the eggs and meat, but to help control the bugs that get into the gardens (not to mention, the fertilizer they produce).

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Keep Rats Out of Your Urban Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Maureen Mackey, Oregon Keeping chickens provides so many benefits, it’s no wonder many city-dwellers have in-stalled coops in their backyards. There is no need to live …

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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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How to Keep Owls Away From Chickens
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites While not the most likely of chicken predators, owls can sometimes pose a threat. Learn how to keep owls away from chickens and how to appreciate the …

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How to Make Your Own Chick Brooder
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Story and photos by William Morrow, Whitmore Farm – Knowing how to make your own chick brooder comes in handy if you’re the kind of person who enjoys …

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Chicken Tractor Designs to Inspire Your Creativity
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Bill Dreger, Ohio – Chicken tractor designs are becoming more popular as more and more homesteaders and folks who keep backyard chickens are looking for flexibility and …

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You Don’t Need a Rooster Rescue, Set Up a Bachelor Pad Instead
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Unless you buy sexed day-old chicks, chances are you’ve got extra roosters this spring! Finding a rooster rescue can be difficult, especially during the spring when extra, …

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Find the Best Automatic Chicken Door Opener
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites An automatic chicken door is indispensable if you’re not always there to let your backyard chickens out in the morning and close them in at night to …

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