DIY Automatic Coop Door With ChickenGuard
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DIY Automatic Coop Door With ChickenGuard

Building your own DIY automatic coop door is easy with a ChickenGuard Automatic Coop Door Opener!   (For this article, ChickenGuard provided us with a free Automatic Coop Door Opener. This article reflects my own personal opinions using this product).   With the hot summers and chilly winters (with lots of freezing rain) in Southeast…

How To Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween
Chickens | Coops | Urban Homesteading

How To Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween

So I’m a huge fan of Halloween! I think it’s so fun for kids and I love the costumes, the pumpkins, and all of the fall decorations. However, especially if you’re raising chickens in an urban or suburban area, Halloween can be a pretty stressful and scary time for your chickens. So today we’re going…

October Chicken Coop Checklist: What To Do In Your Coop In October
Chickens | Coops

October Chicken Coop Checklist: What To Do In Your Coop In October

It’s fall, y’all….and that means you gotta make sure your backyard chickens are ready before the cold sets in.   I know in some parts of Canada (looking at you, Alberta) that it’s already snowing….but for most of the United States, it’s just starting to get cool.   And there’s lots you can do right…

When Do Chicks Roost?
Raising Baby Chicks Series

When Do Chicks Roost?

Wondering “When will my chicks roost?”   Full-grown chickens look most at home when they’re roosting, don’t they? Roosting is when chickens settle in on a roost to rest safely.      It’s an important part of their lives because it symbolizes an authentic feeling of security, which, for a prey animal, is very important….