Chicken Coop Disinfectant Recipe - orange peels steeped in vinegar for a month, then put in a spray bottle. My all-natural store-bought poultry protector smells like that, no wonder. Making my own would be much less expensive. It is sprayed inside the coop when I clean it to discourage mites, fleas, bugs, etc.

Chicken Coop Disinfectant Recipe - orange peels steeped in vinegar for a month, then put in a spray bottle. Making my own would be much less expensive. It is sprayed inside the coop when I clean it to discourage mites, fleas, bugs, etc.

Several Tricks to keep the cleanest chicken coop on earth!

An inspiringly clean chicken coop

Clean coop tips-I saw this in hard copy months ago then couldn't remember where I read it! Have been looking for this especially for the "hammock" under the roosts.

Instructions on making a PVC feeder for a chicken coop.

PVC Chicken Feeder with Meter

Instructions on making a PVC feeder for a chicken coop. Just in case we ever have chickens again!

wood ash mixed with sand for mite-free hens

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.

Simple Life, Simple Food... and Chickens -- Find simple old fashioned recipes, how to raise chickens, and more. DIY Fly Repellent for Coops

Fly Repellent ~ simple spray made of 2 cups of vinegar and 2 tablespoons of Dawn dish soap.

Dust Bath - WHAT TO FILL IT WITH? soil from your garden. sand to make it a bit more dusty. Wood ash is very harmful to parasites.

Home Farm Ideas: Chicken Dust Bath - WHAT TO FILL IT WITH? soil from your garden. sand to make it a bit more dusty. Wood ash is very harmful to parasites. Just burn some leaves and let the ash cool before adding it:).

Natural coop disinfectant. Peels from at least 3 oranges in a 2 qt. container. Fill with white vinegar. Let sit 1 month before use. Spray coop after cleaning out all bedding and poop.

natural coop disinfectant {peels from at least 3 oranges in a 2 qt. fill with white vinegar. let sit 1 month before use. stray coop after cleaning out all bedding and poop}


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