Edible Holiday Garlands for your Backyard Flock: Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!
So you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Or call them to safety when predators lurk. Or when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop.
An inspiringly clean chicken coop - Sunset Magazine
Tips on building the perfect chicken coop. Plus DIY hanging chicken feeder ideas. Another pin on coops noted to paint the ceiling of their porches blue because mosquitoes hate the color and wasps won't build nests there;
Backyard Chicken Costs (Infographic) The actual costs & profits of raising urban backyard chickens will surprise you! The price of chicken feed and bedding is nowhere near what you can get from the eggs, manure and compost material!
20 Boredom Buster Ideas-- CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.
Here's the Chicken Coop Checklist to end all Chicken Coop Checklists. VIA Mom With a Prep Check out Best of the Web: How to Build a Chicken Coop MORE: Chicken Coop Tips from This Old House Chicken Coop Plan from The Tangled Nest
Great for the work shop Attach a furnace filter with hook-and-loop tabs to the air intake side of a box fan. Fine dust particles from sanding and sawing will be drawn into the filter by the vacuum created by the fan. Also cool for a chicken coop