This year we'll make a serious project of the chicken garden. Herbs and cabbages for their health, corn and grains for food, and maybe we'll also grow some carrots for the rabbits (if the chickens don't dig them up).
Edible Holiday Garlands for your Backyard Flock: Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!
(This would work for pets also.) homemade chicken waterer- so stinking simple and smart! (Wonder if you could do the same thing with a large "Gatorade" cooler and give your hens cool water in the summer.
Please Post Your Pics Of Landscaping Around Your Coop.
I like my critters to have comfortable living conditions.Creating a Chicken Habitat -- based on habits and habitat of jungle fowl, the wild relative of the chicken. Includes advice for making the most of a small space.
Grow your own chicken feed: The best producers appear to be mulberry and wheat (when grown with the Fukuoka-Bonfils winter wheat method). Sepp Holzer pushes a perennial rye and sunchokes as the core chicken/pig feeds.