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Do Dogs and Cats Kill Chickens?
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Do dogs kill chickens? Do cats kill chickens? These two questions come up a lot among chicken keepers. The simple answer to both questions is yes, but …

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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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DIY Pole Barn to Chicken Coop Conversion
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites When we moved into our house back in 2003, we had seen plenty of DIY pole barns, and the one that was located on our new property …

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Coopitecture™ 101: Location, Space & Design of Your Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Much like the houses you live in, each of America’s backyard chicken coops is built on a foundation of character and provides comfort to its residents. To …

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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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4 Chicken Runs and Coops Built from Recycled Materials
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites Have you ever wanted to build a chicken run and coop for your backyard chickens, but had no idea where to start? Take a look at these …

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Coolest Coops —Vaughn Victorian Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Kaylee Vaughn, Idaho When we decided to raise both chickens and ducks together (altogether, a flock of about 15), we knew that a traditional chicken coop …

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Coolest Coops 2018 — The Breakfast Club Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites By Danielle Raad, Fanciful Farming, Michigan “Artfully eclectic” is the perfect way to describe our chicken coop. Not only is our coop decor diverse, so is our …

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Ask the Expert — December 2018/January 2019
January 21, 2019 · · Ask The Expert

Add to Favorites Washing Eggs Before Boiling How do you handle eggs if you want to hard boil them? I usually wash in 90 degree water and put them in …

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