perennials to plant to provide chicken feed--I'd stick to the natives only

12 Perennials to Plant for Free Chicken Food - Reformation Acres

DIY nesting boxes

Free & Low Cost Nest Box Hacks | The 104 Homestead

How To Hatch Chicks In An Incubator- Everything you need to know about hatching chicks! from

How To Hatch Chicks In An Incubator

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"

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Save money on feeding chickens by planting these garden crops to supplement their feed.

Grow Your Own Chicken Feed – Organic!

homemade flock block substitute for chickens

DIY Flock Block Substitute | The Prairie Homestead

The Big List of Heritage Chicken Breeds - visit this URL for the description and names of the breeds:

The Big List of Heritage Chicken Breeds

concrete mushrooms

Crown Hill: DIY: Concrete Mushroom

Awesome idea for a fairy garden: a Hobbit Hole! Add moss on top and a little door for the perfect effect.

Noggins & Nonsense: Easter Centerpiece Tutorial

How to Raise Chickens - All about Raising Organic, Backyard Chickens #Organic #Chickens #Infographic

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Life With SarahB: How to Grow Succulents

Life With SarahB: How to Grow Succulents

PVC tomato cage.

How to Build your Own 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.

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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.

How to Train Chickens to Come When Called - One Acre Farm

DIY egg holder for all the fresh eggs

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DIY recycled tire for chicken dust bath. Mix equals amounts of wood ash, builder’s sand soil, food grade diatomaceous earth.

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Montessori: Practical life work with egg shells and a mortar and pestle!

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DIY bowl and plate bird feeder

DIY Bird Feeder

bird feeder made from a Mason jar and a chick feeder

mason/canning jar bird feeder tutorial

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

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Charcoal For Chickens

Charcoal and chickens | Earthwise Gardening

Use wall brackets to hang feeder/waterer.

Wichita Cabin Coop

Use fake eggs not just to comfort broody hens, but also to train hens to lay eggs in their nesting boxes.

How to Get Your Chickens to Lay in ALL Their Nest Boxes

Ramp attached with eye bolts for easy removal for cleaning.

Wichita Cabin Coop