Building a Chicken Coop - Flies in the chicken coop are a common problem. We found two easy and cheap solutions to get rid of them for good. Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.
feed them bugs we find (especially japanese beetles!), let them forage in the compost, and allow them to free range (especially in the woods), but (is it sick of me?) I love the idea of a road-kill bucket!
20 Boredom Buster Ideas-- CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.