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Building a Chicken Coop Yourself – Is it Easy? : laying chickens

Of course, it building a chicken coop is a simple task and can even be done in a few hours, particularly if you follow the instructions given in a DIY manual for chicken coops closely.

There are numerous advantages of making your own coop instead of buying one that is pre-made. DIY coops cost almost half the amount that pre-built ones cost. Furthermore, you can choose the features you want your coop to have and consequently create more comfortable surroundings for your chickens to lay eggs. One more benefit is that your chickens will be even more protected as you… Continue reading

Build a Proper Chicken Coop – Easy Tips and Techniques : chickens eggs

Raising chickens in the backyard has become the most popular mini business. People are more inclined to have fresh organic eggs right from their own backyard chicken coop instead of buying the stale eggs from shops and markets. Using the easy tips and techniques and implementing them to your hen coop will make your chicken coop an eye-pleasing and a perfect safety for your chickens.

Make a safe-built chicken coop

Your chickens need protection not only from the predators, but also from the extreme weather conditions in the surrounding. The natural elements like rain, snow and summer heat are marring… Continue reading

Chickens in Your Backyard – Easy Enough For a Newbie

These days everyone is thinking about saving money and saving the environment, and as we all know that is a beautiful thing. But how does that lead us to raising chickens, you may ask? Chickens are environmentally safe and very rewarding pet that will save you lots of money.

In fact lately many people have asked me “what is the greatest benefit to building your own chicken coop in your backyard?” Well, there are so many it’s hard to settle for just one, but, if I had to say just one I would of course say the eggs, farm fresh,… Continue reading

Tips For Building A Long Lasting And Easy To Use Hen House

Before you venture into the world of raising egg laying hens, you need to build a hen house.  When building a hen house for your chickens, there are a lot of things you should take into account before you start.  A well designed hen house will provide a safe place for your hens to live, will last for years and be easy to maintain.

Why do you need a hen house?

Providing a water proof and predator proof hen house is very important for your hens.  Hens don’t like to be wet so they need somewhere that… Continue reading

Chicken Coop Design – Building a Chicken Coop is Easy!

There are some important things you should consider before you go looking for a chicken coop design. These considerations will help to ensure that you build a coop that meets all of your needs. While you can often move a  coop at a later date, it’s best to just put in the needed thought beforehand so that you can get some satisfaction from your placement decisions.

These are the most important factors you should consider when making plans for a chicken coop design.

Breed of Chicken

Different types of plans are required based on the type of chicken breed,… Continue reading

Amish Chicken Coops – 4 Easy Steps to Get the Job Done Right!

Amish Chicken Coops are the sturdiest coops in use today, due to the Amish style of construction. With the right plan, this type of construction is very straightforward. Let’s find out about 4 easy steps to make sure the job gets done right!

1. Decide the size of your coop and how many will you build

The size of the coops depends primarily on the number of chickens you plan to raise. If you are interested in portability, a smaller size coop would be better. If you start small and increase your flock, you can expand by building duplicates of… Continue reading

Building a chicken coop fast in easy way : chicken house

Last summertime i wanted to construct a chicken house. I was examined for the plans and information everywhere. They advised me a variety of opposed proceedings. And all this data I was found all together in e-book Building a chicken coop from the Billy Keene. What a lightening. All of this knowledge in one place!

In this manual, Bill Keene has investigated all the situation of making the perfect DIY coop for your pullet. In the manual can be foundplans for mobile pullet tractor which allow easy cleaning and a natural yard fertilizer.

Finally benefit news is that you can… Continue reading

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Common Terms
Roost:
The time of the day when a chicken has decided to rest on a pole and/or to sleep. Another term used is perching.
Crop:
Part of a chicken’s digestive system that is found in the esophagus. This is the first stage where digestion starts.
Chicken jokes
Q: What do you get from a drunk chicken?
A: Scotch eggs!