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Life with Chickens – Photo Essay and Video Tour
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Our girls are a diverse collection of beauties, both classics and renegades. Various Wyandottes, Brahmas, a Plymouth Rock, and Orpingtons mingle with Russian Orloffs, a Buckeye, Partridge Chanteclers, and a …

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How to Clean a Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

When you have a small chicken coop, but especially a small coop in a SMALL backyard, you need to keep things clean. And it’s important to know how to clean …

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How to Build an Automatic Chicken Waterer System for Less Than $150
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Once he figured out how to build a chicken coop, my husband built my portable hen house on a tractor for me in 2009 for my, ahem, 43rd birthday. Providing …

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Dad’s Small Chicken Coop, a Labor of Love
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

By Cindy Pradarelli, Wisconsin — A small chicken coop doesn’t have to be too small! I bought my dad and mom a rooster and six pullets for Father’s Day, 2011, …

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Ask the Expert — October/November 2017
October 20, 2017 · · Ask The Expert

Rooster Yawning One of our two-year-old Leghorn hens occasionally just bursts into these fits of yawning. They just come at random times like when she is eating and just throws …

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