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Two Chicken Coop Sheds We Love

Chicken Coop Shed #1 By Stephanie Thomas – In 2005 both of my parents were diagnosed with cancer. Life definitely changed, and not really for the best. I am a …

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Chicken Math For The Budding Production Flock
April 27, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Chicken math is more than counting your eggs before they hatch. For those of us who want to expand our home flock enough to feed more than just ourselves, there’s …

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The Dorking Chicken and Other Classic Breeds

By Christine Heinrichs – Most of the 200 breeds and varieties of chickens that were once common on farms are now considered rare. Including a breed that is part of our …

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How Much Do Chickens Cost?
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

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 chickens …

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Special Issue: Raising Small Animals — The Homestead Chicken, Housing Your Flock

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 chicken when it’s …

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Automating a Chicken Coop Door Using Arduino
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

When we designed our chicken coop, automating our chicken coop door was a necessity. There was already so much to consider, from the design and quantity of nesting boxes to roosts …

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

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 builder. If you’re …

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

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 farm but had …

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