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One Good Thing by Jilleefrom One Good Thing by Jillee

The Wonders Of Ordinary Epsom Salt

Get rid of raccoons A few tablespoons of Epsom salt spread around your garbage cans will deter the raccoons, who don’t like the taste of the stuff.

The Chicken Chickfrom The Chicken Chick

15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop

15 Tips to Reduce FLIES In & Around the Chicken Coop -- Community Chickens (pictured: vanilla scented air fresheners, some chicken-keepers swear by them)

To get rid of/ward off hornworms in your garden, you can sprinkle some cornmeal on the soil. They cannot digest it, and any grubs under the soil will end up eating it as it seeps into the ground. You'll have to pick these big guys off by hand, though. The horns are harmless to humans, and can usually be found on the underside of a leaf. Also, their poop looks like little blackberries.

The Chicken Chickfrom The Chicken Chick

Cucumber Tetherball: Chicken Boredom Buster

Cucumber Tetherball can be offered to chickens as an occasional snack while doing double-duty as a boredom buster- for the chickens and for you!

A list of chicken predators and the signs they leave behind. Good list. Take my advice, do not live trap in your coop, because when you lest expect it, its a skunk!!

ImaginAcresfrom ImaginAcres

How to Rid your Chicken Coop of Flies

Flies in the chicken coop are a common problem. We found two easy and cheap solutions to get rid of them for good.


Cost of Keeping Chickens for Eggs

How much will your egg-laying chicken cost to raise and keep? At #chickens

Hometalkfrom Hometalk

Natural Weed Control That Works

2 cups multi purpose epsom salt White Vinegar & Dawn in a sprayer make a great weed killer.

egg bound or sickly hens get a special epsom salt bath that can save their lives

A piece of charcoal attached to the wall inside a coop can give your poultry access to a natural substance that will help absorb toxins and help to keep the digestive system in balance.

The Prairie Homesteadfrom The Prairie Homestead

DIY Flock Block Substitute

homemade flock block recipe