The Chicken Chick®: Things I Wish I Had Known Before Getting Chickens

Things I Wish I Had Known Before Getting Chickens

So, you want to keep backyard chickens? Some lessons are painful and expensive to learn by experience, so in the hope of sparing some growing pains for those about to embark on chicken-keeping,

Treats for chickens - and more importantly, what not to feed them (@ bottom of page)

Chicken Treat Chart The Best Treats For Backyard Chickens - BackYard Chickens Community. Yep that bird's eatin' lobster!

nice chicken coop- all wire enclosed to be predator proof. Wire roof to keep the hawks out. Wire underground all around to keep "diggers" from going under. Also, provide a solid roof on part of the shelter for sun, rain, & winter snow protection

nice chicken coop- all wire enclosed to be predator proof. They won't dig up my flowers if they have a nice enclosed space like this.

Bird Flu Busters - 5 Strategies for a Healthier Flock Bird Flu. Symptoms and Transmission, Plus 5 Important Strategies to Help Keep Your Backyard Flock Healthy and more Resistant to Avian Influenza Infection.

Bird Flu Busters - 5 Strategies for a Healthier Flock

Bird Flu Busters - 5 Strategies for a Healthier Flock Bird Flu. Symptoms and Transmission, Plus 5 Important Strategies to Help Keep Your Backyard Flock Healthy and more Resistant to Avian Influenza Infection. From Common Sense

Amish Whitewashing: Mixing whitewash to paint the inside of the chicken coop. It's non-toxic, and kills bacteria & insects. It's not a paint, it's a water, salt, & hydrated lime solution that you apply yearly.

Amish Whitewashing: Mixing whitewash to paint the inside of the chicken coop. Its non-toxic, and kills bacteria insects. Its not a paint, its a water, salt, hydrated lime solution that you apply yearly.

Owner of image says, "We built this poop board under our roost as an after thought. We wanted to maximize use of space by adding the "chicken jail" below that. We use it for transitioning new or young chickens into the group, broodies, injured, etc. It has turned out to be our favorite feature of the coop. The stall dry in the poop board makes cleaning a breeze (scoop like cat litter), tackles odor, and keeps mites and bugs away."

pinner says, "We built this poop board under our roost as an after thought. We wanted to maximize use of space by adding the "chicken jail" below that. We use it for transitioning new or young chickens into the group, broodies, injured, etc.


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