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.
Using wood ashes for your chickens saves you money. store them (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. And guess what? It keeps mites away.