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 […]
Here’s part 1 of our new chicken coop build! It’s a time lapse of how we built the frame. So far, it’s cost us about $160 to build this coop – $80 for the hardware and $80 for the 2×4 wood.
T’is the season for pumpkins…but do you know why they’re so healthy for chickens? Do you know how to safely feed them? How about how to get them for next to nothing? Well, get ready and get on the edge of your seat, because you’re about to discover just how beneficial pumpkin can […]
Crafting homemade suet cakes for chickens is a simple way to boost the fat in your flock’s diet while giving them a way to stay occupied. In fact, a frequent question I get is “Can chickens eat suet cakes?,” and not only is the answer a definitive “YES!” but feeding diy suet cakes to […]
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 […]
Alright, so sometimes it’s hard to remember everything you need to do for your chickens throughout the year. I get it. There are so many things to remember and sometimes you just space important chicken care items. So I’ve decided to create a monthly “To Do” list for all of my chicken owning […]