Our chickens in their DIY chicken tunnel. We live in a residential area, so to keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators (and to keep them out of our neighbor's yard) we hook up their portable play-pen to the run and let them range.

Our chickens in their DIY chicken tunnel. We live in a residential area, so to keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators (and to keep them out of our neighbor's yard) we hook up their portable play-pen to the run and let them range.

1 chicken + 3 square feet + 2 pounds of feed per week + 2 cups of water daily = 1 egg per day. #urbanfarmmath

1 chicken + 3 square feet + 2 pounds of feed per week + 2 cups of water daily = 1 egg per day. #urbanfarmmath

Getting ready for winter, and in our area, that means that green grass won't be available for my girls soon. We are getting our fodder system all set up right now! So we are growiong in a fodder system for chicken feed ~The Homesteading Hippy

Getting ready for winter, and in our area, that means that green grass won't be available for my girls soon. We are getting our fodder system all set up right now! So we are growiong in a fodder system for chicken feed ~The Homesteading Hippy

Cold weather chickens – 8 things NOT to do to in winter!!...Personally, I think over-warming the coop should be #1 ~ the warmer the coop, the colder it seems outside & the harder it is to acclimate to that cold. http://blog.mypetchicken.com/2012/11/16/cold-weather-chickens-8-things-not-to-do

Cold weather chickens – 8 things NOT to do to in winter

Cold weather chickens – 8 things NOT to do to in winter!!...Personally, I think over-warming the coop should be #1 ~ the warmer the coop, the colder it seems outside & the harder it is to acclimate to that cold. http://blog.mypetchicken.com/2012/11/16/cold-weather-chickens-8-things-not-to-do

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