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cold weather treats for your flock

3 simple cold weather treats for your flock

blog.mypetchicken.com

Suburban Homesteading: Introducing the Chunnel: the chicken tunnel a chicken streemline to another area, cool idea

DIY Nest Box Cozy, prevent frozen eggs and learn what to do if eggs freeze.

FROZEN EGGS: The Nest Box Cozy & Winter Food Safety Tips

the-chicken-chick.com

Winter brings many challenges for the backyard chicken-keeper, and frozen water is chief among them. You can make your own waterer heater for use with either metal or plastic waterers. It will cost less than $10, cost pennies to run and you can complete the project in under ten minutes.

In extremely cold weather, backyard chickens are at risk for frostbite, the possible consequences of which are pain, disfigurement, loss of mobility, decreased fertility in roosters and diminished egg production in hens. Mild cases are often unavoidable even given the best efforts of diligent chicken-keepers, but knowing the causes of frostbite, how to optimize a flock’s living conditions and how to treat frostbite if it occurs will limit the risks and consequences.

play area for my girls out of coated metal closet shelves. You can find them at Home Depot/Lowes type of stores. They love them and climb them like ladders. mydestinysharingh... LOVE this idea, I plan to start checking our local restore!

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How to integrate new chickens into the flock

5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort!

Teach Kids with Chickens: Whether they’re in the classroom, on a farm or in your own backyard, chickens are ready to teach your kids about a lot more than the three Rs. Article by Hobby Farms Mag with links to student lessons Chickens and Elementary Students, Science, History, Literature, and Chicken Projects at Home

Meal worm farming

Fun facts!

These chicken tunnels allow hens to roam through your garden unsupervised so they can remove pests and fertilize it with their droppings

protein

kiss 'em

Pallet Fence

DIY Flock Block Substitute!

muscle-building-eggs

Pocket goat.

enough to heat a garage.....this site tells you how to do it with soda cans ... heat a greenhouse or coop

CHICKEN HEALTH & BEHAVIOUR -downloadable chart & other good info. on what could be wrong with your chicken & how to treat.....

Egg of the day

Vintage Style Egg Cartons

just more reasons to have backyard chickens!

Fabulous! I hope nobody plans on pooping in it!