We all know hens need water….but do you know what’s the best chicken waterer to make sure your fluffy butts are safe? A good chicken waterer can make or break your flock. During the summer, it needs to provide consistent access to cool water to avoid heat stroke. In winter, it needs to be […]
Building a chicken coop – or at least providing a safe home – is a task we take on the moment we bring home chickens for the first time. With a such a huge task like this, it’s easy to get overwhelmed – especially after you realize that your new feathered friends are a […]
It’s time for this week’s Adorable Coops! Here’s 6 original and beautiful chicken coops you’ll love! Who wouldn’t want these in their backyard??
It’s July, and the middle of summer comes with it’s own special chores. Here’s what to do in your coop in July so you raise a healthy flock of hens, ducks, geese, and more! Keep out pests with herbs and spices Use cinnamon, peppermint, wormwood, and other herbs to prevent pests. You can also […]
So one of the most important aspects of your chicken coop is proper ventilation. Chickens have a very delicate upper respiratory system and so it’s very important that your coop has proper ventilation to avoid respiratory diseases in your chickens. Chickens also poop A LOT. And trust me if you don’t have windows […]
Adding a window to your chicken coop is easy – as long as you have a plan. While the coop we bought for our hens is largely perfect, when the summer time heat hit, it got just a little bit too stuffy in there for my comfort. Backyard chickens don’t sweat like humans […]