A protected, durable Chicken Run is an integral part of building a chicken coop to ensure your chickens have a safe place to exercise and forage around for treats such as bugs and insects. Unless you have a large safe area with no predators, then you are better off ensuring your chickens are protected with a fenced chicken run.
Generally eight to ten feet per chicken is the budgeted size for chicken coop designs, although this can be less for some smaller coop designs. Ideally you would have more or reduce the number of chickens you keep in your coop… Continue reading
Having chickens in your yard can result in a fantastic savings if you are an egg lover. Ensuring that you chickens are happy enough to produce lots of eggs is a small investment for the returns of knowing that you are becoming more self-sufficient.
When you decide to build yourself a poultry house in your backyard, the first step is to find the right plans. Your poultry house plans should include not just the diagrams of how to put your hen house together, but should also include all aspects of how to build it, where to source materials and what… Continue reading
Final Details of Your Chicken Coop
You’re at a stage where you have decided to go with having your own chicken coop. But before you can go on you need to have a checklist of the final details of your chicken coop construction plans just before embarking on building a proper chicken coop.
Like everyone else you want to raise chickens to get the benefit of having organic eggs on your dinner or breakfast table.
While you’re planning your design and embarking on building your coop you should at-least acknowledge the following few pointers before you start cutting and nailing… Continue reading
Ever wondered what it would be like to have ones very own chickens in the backyard. Then why not build your very own chicken house. A healthy chicken will look after you as long as you look after them. A symbiotic relationship between fowl and human. You help them and in turn they will reward you with their fruits, in this case eggs. Much better than a fruit in my opinion. However, we can’t be without fruits either.
Benefits of Chicken Coops
Having a chicken house has many benefits too. Since we mentioned fruits in our… Continue reading