How to Keep Wild Birds Out of a Chicken Coop • The Prairie Homestead
I've finally figured out a great way for how to keep wild birds out of a chicken coop. This tip looks bizarre, but it works! I look like a homesteader who's completely lost her marbles when you walk into my chicken coop, but I don't care. I no longer have to duck and dive when I check my chickens, which matters more.
Building A Chicken Run (And Why I Hate Free Range Chickens) - The Elliott Homestead
I hate free range chickens. There. I said it. Let the stoning begin. But first, perhaps I should clarify why we are building a chicken run.
Can You Predator Proof Your Flock?
Can you make your chickens predator proof? Of course, the answer is Yes and No. As with most all other issues in life, the question of predator proofing is relative to the situation. Protecting their flocks from predators is a top priority for most poultry keepers. If you've ever had the misfortune of having your flock attacked by some predator, then you know how devastating it can be.
30 Reasons to Own Chickens - They're Not Our Goats
This chicken evangelist shares 30 great reasons to own chickens. Once you take the plunge, you too will be chicken-addicted!
Hatching Eggs - Collecting & Storing
Collecting & Storing Eggs for Hatching - How to collect & store eggs that are intended for hatching to obtain the best hatching rate and healthiest chicks.
Cheap DIY Chicken Brooder | The Easy Homestead
An inexpensive (under $10) easy-DIY- chicken brooder. There is no need to buy a super expensive one. The chicks only live in them for 2-6 weeks.
Your Guide to Buying Meat Chickens | The Easy Homestead
Want to know the difference between the breeds of meat chickens? This simple and definitive guide explains the difference in meat chickens for four of the most popular breeds of meat chickens.