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Key To Raising Healthy Chickens

Part of raising backyard chickens is making sure you've got good chicken health. Healthy chickens are happier chickens.

Flies in the chicken coop are a common problem. We found two easy and cheap solutions to get rid of them for good.

How to Rid your Chicken Coop of Flies

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.

Do you have well behaved birds that stay behind their decorative fences? Do you have your birds enclosed like Fort Knox? Do you're birds have the luxury of wandering wherever they please? Today's post is for those of us that have naughty birds who are constantly trying to fly the coop... literally.

Are Your Birds Flying the Coop?

Find out how to keep your chickens safe, and avoid smelly coops, in the stifling summer heat.

How to Maintain A Chicken Coop in the Summer

Rew Elliott: Chickie, Chickie: Find out how to keep your chickens safe, and avoid smelly coops, in the stifling summer heat.

Why adding mealworms to your chicken's diets is important, especially during molts

Why adding mealworms to your chicken's diet is important, especially during molts

Chicken Supplies I Always Keep in the Coop

There are chicken supplies (feed, bedding) and then there are *chicken supplies. The things that I& learned to keep on hand all the time, just in case.

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Click for the full list: http://www.theprairiehomestead.com/2013/04/7-things-you-shouldnt-feed-your-chickens.html #chickens #homesteading

What NOT to Feed Chickens

7 Things You Shouldnt Feed Your Chickens. Looks like a helpful place for lots of chicken info.

How to Train Chickens to be Picked Up, Come when Called - The Homestead Survival  Homesteading Animals

How to Train Chickens to be Picked Up, Come when Called Chickens - Homesteading - Livestock - The Homestead Survival - Hens - Rooster - Chicken Coop - Farm

The metal would be good to reflect light

this is too awesome! love the tire rims for hen nests! clean and efficient! down-on-the-farm-all-about-chickens

Decent chicken food doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg, in fact, if you have a little bit of time and creativity, it can be 100% free.

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!

CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a 1/2" 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.

20+ Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens!

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.

Put fresh stalks of rosemary inside my chicken coop during the growing season.

15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop

Building A Chicken Coop - The Chicken Chick®: 15 Tips to Reduce FLIES Around the Chicken Coop - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Thinking about keeping chickens as pets? Here's what you need to know!

Thinking about keeping backyard chickens as pets? Here's backyard chickens breeds and ideas! A complete guide to getting backyard chickens for beginners!

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