Chicken treat - put nibblet corn into a muffin tray, adding water & then freezing it. This is a very small act of kindness, on hot days it means the world to the chickens. Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help them keep cool .

Chicken treat - put nibblet corn into a muffin tray, adding water & then freezing it. On hot days Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help them keep cool .

Whitewashing for inside chicken house. Classic lime whitewash disinfects, repels insects, and preserves by sealing surfaces and wicking up water. It dries to an opaque white that beautifully reflects light to brighten up dim spaces. gardening

Whitewashing the chicken coop Classic lime whitewash disinfects, repels insects, and preserves by sealing surfaces and wicking up water. It dries to an opaque white that beautifully reflects light to brighten up dim spaces. Whitewashing the chicken coop

Holistic trinity to keep your chickens' immune systems strong and healthy via Fresh Eggs Daily

It's a lot easier to keep your chickens healthy and their immune systems strong than to try and treat a sick chicken. The 'holistic trinity', apple cider vinegar, garlic and diatomaceous earth, will go a long way towards that goal.data-pin-do=

It’s that time of year when I do a major coop cleaning and this year, it's an easier task than ever before due to a few simple modifications that were made in our coops.

5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort

Chicken Coop Maintenance - The Chicken Chick®: Search results for 5 tips for a cleaner coop with less effort

How to Introduce a New Chicken into your Existing Flock #homesteadinghints

How to Introduce a New Chicken into your Existing Flock

Chicken Coop Bedding: Sand, the Litter Superstar. [excerpt] "Due to location of our coops at the bottom of a hill, adjacent to wetlands, we have always used sand in our runs. We purchase 2 yards of sand each year at the cost of $15 per yard. It drains brilliantly, which is important to the health of our flock as wet conditions are a breeding ground for coccidiosis. The runs are easy to clean and the sand keeps odors and flies to a minimum." #backyard #chickens #coop #run #mud

Chicken Coop Litter: Sand, the Litter Superstar

Washed, construction grade sand is a better litter choice for the coop and run than play sand. Chicken Coop Bedding: Sand, the Litter Superstar

A chart of coop reinforcements for various predators.  The only problem is that we have them ALL!

Chicken Predators and Coop Solutions. Never use so-called chicken wire for chicken coops. Everything Loves to Eat Chicken Chicken Predators and Coop Solutions. Never use so-called chicken wire for chicken…

The 7 Deadly Sins of Feeding Chickens

What NOT to Feed Chickens

feeding chickens kitchen scraps is a wonderful way to waste less, but there are certain things they should not be given.

The Chicken Chick®: 15+ Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops

15+ Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops

The Chicken Chick®: 15 Tips to Control Rodents Around Chicken Coops - Gardening For Life

5 Common Mistakes First-Time Chicken Keepers Make

many good pieces of information from assembling your own chicken first aid kit to introducing new flock members, etc. Fresh Eggs Daily®: 5 Common Mistakes First-Time Chicken Keepers Make

1 chicken 3 square feet 2 pounds of feed per week 2 cups of water daily = 1 egg per day. #urbanfarmmath

Easy Backyard Chicken Coop Plans

Building A Chicken Coop - 1 chicken 3 square feet 2 pounds of feed per week 2 cups of water daily = 1 egg per day. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

There are two ways on how to raise chickens. You can either start off with eggs or with live chicks. Raising chickens from fertilized eggs requires...

An additive in chook feed used by some Australian producers to promote fast growth has been found to cause a toxic build up in chickens that's dangerous to humans.

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