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Put Goldfish in your rain barrels to eat the mosquito larvae. Clever...for when we add a rain gutter and barrel to the chicken coop roof.

PVC Chicken Feeder Here's a chicken feeder that's easy to fill, hard to spill, safe from non-chicken life forms, weather resistant, easy to make, and inexpensive!

Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:

The Chicken Chick: Chicken tractor --- A chicken tractor is a portable enclosure used to move chickens around the yard. It is not a housing unit. It's essentially a mobile playpen for use during the day.

Automatic watering system for those times we are gone to deer camp. Would work for our dogs too!


An inspiringly clean chicken coop

Love the way this person has positioned rocks and pebbles around Water-Can ~ no way can chickens kick up dirt from stone and dirty the water.

Chicken water/coop heater: Pavers + heat lamp mounted to scrap piece of 2x4, cover with upside down terracotta pot + saucer, then water (secured with hang chain). BRILLIANT! Constructing this next weekend. #chickens

Get cooped up chickens fresh grass by building a protective frame. They eat the tops, but can't scratch up the whole deal.