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6 Basics for Chicken Coop Design
August 13, 2019 . · Coops

When thinking about basic chicken coop design, you need to consider six main things. Whether you plan to construct a high-end, designer chicken coop or something basic, you’ll need to …

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What is the Purpose of a Dust Bath for Chickens?
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

Our feathered friends clean themselves in a special way using a chicken dust bath. For first-time chicken keepers, seeing chickens taking a dust bath for the first time can be an …

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Plan Ahead for Buying Baby Chicks and Ducklings for Easter
March 14, 2019 . · Poultry 101

There’s little doubt that you will consider buying baby chicks, ducklings or bunnies once they begin to appear in the garden centers and feed stores across the country. The cute factor is almost …

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How to Find the Best Caretaker for Your Backyard Chickens
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

It takes a village to go on vacation. Especially if you have a garden, livestock or chickens. Automatic waterers and over-sized feeders prevent problems but they can’t solve everything. How …

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Why Have My Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs?
February 22, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

One day you have a flock of hens merrily clucking away, producing farm-fresh eggs to beat the band. The next day you go to the coop to find … nothing. …

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

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 building your own …

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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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Mitigating Ammonia: Your Options in Poultry Litter Treatment
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Some of us keep our beloved birds in precarious situations. I don’t mean we necessarily put them in direct danger, but the very idea of us keeping backyard chickens in …

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How Snow in Chicken Pens and Runs Affects Your Flock
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

My chickens love being outside. I keep a light in the coop to welcome them inside during bad weather, when it gets dark early and the rain leaves the open-air …

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

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 paralysis usually ensues, …

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