Category Archives: Chicken Coops, Runs, and Outdoor Spaces

5 Easy Winter Boredom Busters for Your Chickens

During the winter it is important to give your chickens some ways to keep the boredom at bay.  Boredom can lead to excessive pecking and bullying in your chicken coop.  Use these methods to help prevent boredom from setting in. Plastic Bottle with Scratch Supplies Needed:  Scratch, bottle (with holes poked in it)   A great way to entertain your

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Coop Waste Management Systems: The Deep Litter Method

There’s no denying it. If you own chickens, you must figure out a way to deal with the droppings that build up inside of the coop. The Deep Litter Method is a great approach to this that not only cuts down on time and labor but incorporates well with your garden and homestead. The deep litter method is basically an “in-coop”

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Honey Bees and Poultry on the Homestead

Whether you are a beekeeper interested in adding chickens, ducks, geese, guineas or other poultry to your homestead, or you are a poultry enthusiast interested in beekeeping, you might have a lot of questions whether or not it is possible. Will the bees sting my chickens? Will my poultry bother my beehives? Is it safe to let my bird’s free range

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