Tutorials and instructions for building your own DIY chicken coop in your backyard.
Natural coop disinfectant. Peels from at least 3 oranges in a 2 qt. container. Fill with white vinegar. Let sit 1 month before use. Spray coop after cleaning out all bedding and poop.
Keeping snakes out of the chicken coop/duck house. Sprinkle sulphur/cayenne pepper around the perimeter of your run and coop...
Wood Ash, I know I pinned this before but always a good reminder for mite prevention
Essential OIls and chickens Written by Janet from Timber Creek Farm http://timbercreekfarmer.com first appeared on Backyard Poultry Magazine!
shallow plastic container, 2 gallons of any sand, 1/2 gallon of wood ash = perfect dusting box
Chicken Coop Ideas
The Best article I've read/seen on how to use animals (chickens/ducks/rabbits) to create eggs, compost, etc. it is a full circle of green living.
How To Clip & Trim The Wings Of Your Chicken To Prevent Flight
Broody box - Use for broody hens to incubate eggs. Keeps other hens from laying their eggs in her nest.
Compared to chickens, guinea fowl are low-cost and low-maintenance, and do a standout job as chemical-free pest control. Originally published as
How To Build a Trouble-Free Chicken Brooder
Vent Gleet: Prevention and Treatment
Put a Mirror in the Coop
Chicken Coop Drunken Herbal Spray - it's antibacterial, a pest repellent and mold killer!