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Predator

Building a Predator Proof Chicken Coop

What on earth had happened? Was all I could ask myself. we had built a chicken coop to teach our kids about sustainable living and responsibility ( not to mention the free eggs!) and we wake up to find some missing.

We live in a highly developed urban area and built a coop in our small backyard so we assumed that nothing could disturb our chickens. However, we were wrong. We had enjoyed our chicken coop so much and I was bound and determined to not let this happen again. This is what I discovered works best to protect your… Continue reading

Common Terms
Sexing:
A method used determine the sex of a chicken.
Clutch:
Fertilized egg groups that hens tend to incubate.
Chicken jokes
Q: Why were the hens lying on their backs with their legs in the air?
A: Because eggs were going up.