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Building a Solar Chicken Coop Heater
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Do chickens need heat in winter? Is it worth the fire risk? A solar chicken coop heater could solve both problems to keep birds safe when temperatures …

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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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Use This Free Chicken Coop Plan to Build a Sturdy Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites If you’re going to get chicks this spring, or need a new home for your flock, you’ll love this free chicken coop plan. When it comes to …

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Free Chicken Coop Plan: An Easy 3×7 Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Many first-time backyard chicken keepers intend to build their own coop, but the first and most frustrating question usually is: what does a chicken coop need? Information …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Natural Pest Controlling Methods: How To Control Flies In Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Natural pest controlling methods can be both effective and safe for controlling flies in your chicken coop. There are many different varieties of flies, but they are …

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

Add to Favorites 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, …

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Spring Cleaning Avoids Chicken Parasites
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Now is the perfect time for spring cleaning in the chicken coop. It’s also time to check for needed repairs and check for chicken parasites that may …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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