Category Archives: Chickens

Should You Use Sand In Your Chicken Coop?

Most folks use convention bedding materials in the coop, spreading straw, hay or similar over the floors and in the nest boxes. Some people however, use sand as flooring material. This prompted us to take a look at the positives … Continue reading

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“OH SHIT, IT’S THE CHICKEN COPS!!!”

Ramona Morales, 79, had no idea a few chickens could be so expensive. She also didn’t know that prosecutions could be so profitable. Three years ago, on a neighborhood street in central Indio, a city code enforcement officer spotted a … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Tennessee…..

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44 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build

So, you are planning to build your own chicken coop. * Below we have 44 free DIY chicken coop plans with simple step by step instructions. We will also give you some general guidelines about coops to help smooth the … Continue reading

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How to Stop Them Pecking Each Other

Todays’ article tackles one of the least endearing qualities of our beloved hens – bullying. It is more than establishing the ‘pecking order’- it is systematically picking on one or two hens for no apparent reason. Bullying can be limited … Continue reading

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The Easiest Way To Catch A Chicken

Sounds simple doesn’t it? When I first started out with chickens and had a handful of ladies it was simple. They all knew and trusted me – so I could easily scoop them up and do whatever was needed. When … Continue reading

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