Building a Chicken Coop - Dont make these mistakes. Heres what your chicken coop should contain (and what it shouldnt). Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.
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.
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.
One of the advantages of owning a small acreage is that you can grow your own fruits and vegetables while at the same time getting fresh farm eggs from your chickens. Having chickens is a great opportunity for a family to eat healthy and for parents to.