perennials to plant to provide chicken feed--I'd stick to the natives only
DIY nesting boxes
How To Hatch Chicks In An Incubator- Everything you need to know about hatching chicks! from http://newlifeonahomestead.com
For those who are thinking about getting some starter chicks for fresh eggs this year, consider hanging a feather duster in the brood box. It gives them a place to snuggle and greatly reduces stress as they have a new "momma"
Save money on feeding chickens by planting these garden crops to supplement their feed.
homemade flock block substitute for chickens
The Big List of Heritage Chicken Breeds - visit this URL for the description and names of the breeds: http://www.motherearthnews.com/sustainable-farming/heritage-chicken-breeds-zmaz76jmazhar.aspx
Awesome idea for a fairy garden: a Hobbit Hole! Add moss on top and a little door for the perfect effect.
How to Raise Chickens - All about Raising Organic, Backyard Chickens #Organic #Chickens #Infographic
Life With SarahB: How to Grow Succulents
PVC tomato cage.
Raised garden planter boxes on wheels / casters - Size is 2' x 4' each, just over 2'ft 4" tall with the casters installed on the bottom. Soil depth container is 12" and the bottom shelf has about 3" of clearance to hold drain water trays. An excellent present for some one with a small garden so that they can move them around with the seasons.
Learn how to train chickens to come when called, so you can get them to safety whenever you want. Train multiple flocks, each to a different call.
DIY egg holder for all the fresh eggs
DIY recycled tire for chicken dust bath. Mix equals amounts of wood ash, builder’s sand soil, food grade diatomaceous earth.
Montessori: Practical life work with egg shells and a mortar and pestle!
DIY bowl and plate bird feeder
bird feeder made from a Mason jar and a chick feeder
Emptying a few cans of corn into a muffin tray, adding water & then freezing it is a very small act of kindness. But on hot days, it means the world to the chickens that live here. Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help them keep cool .
image only--ladder roost, and chicken wire over the window
Charcoal For Chickens
Use wall brackets to hang feeder/waterer.
Use fake eggs not just to comfort broody hens, but also to train hens to lay eggs in their nesting boxes.
Ramp attached with eye bolts for easy removal for cleaning.