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If you’re not sure of the best ways to keep chickens safe from predators, there’s only a few simple rules you should be concerned about.
We don’t have too many predators in our area, but I still follow these rules as much as possible. While they won’t cost you very much, they’re still critical to keeping your chickens safe.
Who wants to raise a bunch of pullets only to have a predator steal them before they’ve even laid an egg?
I sure don’t!
Listen to this podcast, and in just 30 minutes, you’ll have a bucketful of ideas to implement today to keep your chickens safe from predators.
- My top 10 tips to keep chickens safe from predators
- Why 1/2-inch hardware cloth might save your hens’ life
- The lesson I learned from having to fix a coop in the middle of the night
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I’d like to hear from you!
What are your ideas to keep chickens safe from predators? Leave a comment below!
Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category. Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.