The Coop Is Done https://pamelamarston.com/the-coop-is-done/ — Read on pamelamarston.com/the-coop-is-done/ Chicken husbandry.
Baby Chicks: Day 1 Observations http://naturesociety.net/2019/04/17/baby-chicks-day-1-observations/ — Read on naturesociety.net/2019/04/17/baby-chicks-day-1-observations/ Chicken husbandry!
By MRJONMOORE An interesting week. A little catch up. I harvested some calendula petals this week for the Highclere Herbal Tea enterprise. They dried remarkably well in the oven, set to low and left for a couple of hours. I’ll leave them in their container for a week to see if there’s any moisture I … Continue reading A Recalculation and a Way Forward
Coop hygiene https://muchmoremulch.blog/2019/04/04/coop-hygiene/ — Read on muchmoremulch.blog/2019/04/04/coop-hygiene/ Keeping them healthy!
From Morgan Cahill comes the story of their chicken house. The fun a construction, some interesting anti-predator additions and the joy of a job well done. SOURCE: https://chaoswiththecahills.com/2019/03/27/building-our-chicken-coop-last-minute/
From ONEFAMILYONEPLANETBLOG comes a useful post on the importance of calcium in health of your chicken flock. Putting raw egg shells into the feed can lead to hens eating their eggs just after they lay them. In this blog they show a way to egg the egg shells back into the flock by grinding the … Continue reading Calcium in Chicken Husbandry
DIY chicken coop https://muchmoremulch.blog/2019/03/25/diy-chicken-coop/ — Read on muchmoremulch.blog/2019/03/25/diy-chicken-coop/ Of late I’ve been feeling more like a cross between a chicken farmer and a carpenter. Not that I mind doing either – I quite enjoy these two roles. So the time has come to put hopefully the las....
by Rebekah At one point, raising chickens was synonymous with country living. If you lived in a rural area, you had at least a few chickens pecking and scratching in your backyard. Now, chickens are seen as a first step to becoming self-sufficient, offering an introduction to farming no matter where you live. If you live in … Continue reading TIPS FOR RAISING CHICKENS IN THE CITY
In this Coop Tour, Amanda and Marie from the Remote Team show us how Marie raises broilers in a chicken tractor system on her farm. Marie raises her Cornish cross meat birds in this chicken tractor set up. She raises 8 batches a year of 25 birds at a time, and this year she is trying all females instead of … Continue reading MEYER HATCHERY CHICKEN TRACTOR TOUR
by April My chicken house and chicken yard look like a shanty town. I have a slapped together, constantly tinkered with, completely functional and flexible, eyesore of a chicken shack, which also just happens to be way too close to my house. Now this was not my original plan. When I first acquired chickens I had … Continue reading How to Create a Convertible Chicken House