Ohhh, really like this layout! Starts with a carport cover.

A carport cover that could house a few goats, rabbit cages, or chickens. If you buy a property with no outbuildings, but a carport, turn it into a mini barn.

How to build a simple jungle-gym for your chickens

Why didnt I think of this? or my mom or her mom? Our chickens used to sit up in the trees and it was hard finding them before sunset to put them in the coop and keep them safe from foxes. This is a gem of an idea. How to build a simple jungle-gym for your

Final touch for my roosting bars....Cool Coops: Solar Powered and Full of Gadgets! -- Community Chickens

Final touch for my roosting bars.Cool Coops: Solar Powered and Full of Gadgets! -- Community Chickens - tarp under roost for poo, great idea. And using sand.

Have the water from the chicken house roof top collect in rain barrel to auto water the chickens

If we ever have chickens. Or rain, for that matter. Have the water from the chicken house roof top collect in rain barrel to auto water the chickens.

removable door panels for controlling chicken coop ventilation. Serious forethought here.

removable door panels for controlling chicken coop ventilation. Serious forethought here. could do for rabbit hutch as well

Stump dust bath

"Stump dust bath" I really like this idea! I'd use a mix of large stones and tree stumps. Probably need a bigger dusting area as the peafowl like to dust, as well.

Love this! Poop trays make for easy cleanup.

Poop trays make for easy cleanup. "This is the way my husband built our hen coop. It is the greatest. I just pull them out and sweep the chicken poop into a big tub and it is ready to be added to composting. Absolutely love it! Clean-up is a breeze.

It’s that time of year when I do a major coop cleaning and this year, it's an easier task than ever before due to a few simple modifications that were made in our coops. Not only is it faster to complete the semi-annual ‘deep cleanings,’ but I find that I am able to keep the coops cleaner in between deep cleanings by employing these five elements: droppings boards, removable roosts, a dedicated coop duster, sand and apple cider vinegar.

5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort

For my Someday Chickens: keep the coops cleaner in between deep cleanings by employing these five elements: droppings boards, removable roosts, a dedicated coop duster, sand and apple cider vinegar.

How to keep chickens -- two unique approaches for the backyard or small farm

Excellent (provides feed for the hens also!) - A small farm’s story of a unique, inexpensive tent coop for keeping chickens, and the ancient ‘deep litter’ method for caring for chickens.

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