Poop trays make for easy cleanup. "This is the way my husband built our hen coop. It is the greatest. I just pull them out and sweep the chicken poop into a big tub and it is ready to be added to composting. Absolutely love it! Clean-up is a breeze."
How to keep chickens -- two unique approaches for the backyard or small farm
A small farm’s story of a unique, inexpensive tent coop for keeping chickens, and the ancient ‘deep litter’ method for caring for chickens.
Chicks and how to sex them
In their first few days you can sex chickens by looking at their wings. If all the feather tips are even you have a male. If there are two rows you have a female.
27 Decorative Terra Cotta Crafts To Beautify Your Outdoor Spaces
I’ve always loved terra cotta; the clay has such a distinctive natural reddish-orange color that really does make it look like it’s from the earth. In fact, the words ‘terra cotta’ literally translate to ‘baked
Natural Coop Disinfectant
Chicken Coop Disinfectant Recipe - orange peels steeped in vinegar for a month, then put in a spray bottle. My all-natural store-bought poultry protector smells like that, no wonder. Making my own would be much less expensive. It is sprayed inside the coop when I clean it to discourage mites, fleas, bugs, etc.
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more ideas - hatch behind
more ideas - hatch behind chicken poop boards under roosts that could be cleaned so droppings go directly into compost bins underneath?
Sussex Bantam For Sale | Chickens | Breed Information
The Sussex Bantam originates in Britain in around 1920 and is a dwarfed version of the Sussex. It has a rectangular body shape, medium long tail feathers, broad, deep breast, red earlobes and a featherless face. The comb is medium sized and single and the eye is red. The Sussex Bantam has featherless white legs and 4 toes.