Gardening for the Girls by Susan Elane Berry, www.amazon.com/...
Herbal Pest Control: Spruce the Coop Herbal Fusion for Chicken Coop Nest Boxes
grow bay leaves, catnip, chamomile, eucalyptus, lavender, lemon balm, oregano, peppermint, rose petals, spearmint, tansy, wormwood to dry and sprinkle in nesting boxes
Duck and chicken compound made with recycled pallets, wire fencing, greenhouse cloth cover, and lumber.
"My friend Robin recycle my old kitchen cabinets and made a home for her nesting hens. Eco friendly, thrifty and cute!" < How AWESOME is that?!
Boredom Busters for Chickens tasty nibbles of wheat, seeds, fruit and molasses (hence you will find it is sticky to touch). Molasses were used, according to my old poultry keeping book, in poultry feed in days gone by, and is said to help the hens digestion.
Bragg Organic Apple Cider Vinegar rinses are a staple in my hair care regimen - be sure to dilute w/ water some do a 50:50 split, while some add just a few teaspoons of water + a few drops of ur fav essence oil - Doing this as apart of your washing & conditioning routine will improve the shine, health and growth of hair (also good for dandruff).. The effect is immediately noticeable...I love it!
Apple Cider Vinegar to add to the chickens water
Sand. Bedding option for coop floor. Drier. Better temperature control. Cleaner. Easier to clean. Need to clean out less often. Ideal for chickens to have a dust bath in, regardless of the weather.
Chicken coop self feeder
Comb styles, important to know.
BE PREPARED at your COOP!! Genious! eww SNAKES use Minnow TRAP ALWAYS sitting around the CHICKEN coop and run!!! DONT WAIT for a problem!!! link to tons of pictures and forum! ..............pss if you cut two 2ltr plastic soda bottles in 1/2 you can make the same thing with rabbit pen wire rolled for the middle.
Chicken Feeder Herb Garden
for those who can't free range their chickens... I also just read about a neat idea where there are basically 4 runs surrounding the coop so you can rotate your chicken through those areas giving the old ones time to rejuvenate. I like the idea of sowing something other than grass to peck at and trample.
Save Time and Energy with the Fenced Chicken Coop/Garden - Rotational Grazing!