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The ayam cemani... @pyxis this one is for you!
I loved our coop from the local farm store.. but it just wasn't big enough. I decided I needed to make my own. It's 25 feet long and 8 ft wide. I used pallets. I set a $250 budget. I spent most of it in roofing and door.
Our local library (two blocks from my home) has Jazz Cafe once a month for ages 13 and older. Spoken word poetry, songs, essays etc. No clapping only finger snapping allowed. No critiques. The idea is to bring senior citizens and youth together...
This is based on the Purina Mills plans, lengthened by multiplying the length times three, larger outdoor run, more doors, and extra nesting boxes.
Here is a video showing how I built our new chicken coop!
It took one year to put together the coop, two months to finalize this run, and one year to get the nerve to actually bring home chickens. One year ago, I purchased the coop from Craig’s List and it turned out to be quite a good buy. The run...
Our children's fort was sitting in the yard doing nothing as our kids were in college, so we turned it into a coop. We bought Chicken coops for Dummies and figured out what we wanted, taking pieces from many of the different designs. We put...
Most people beg their parent for a cat or a new puppy, but for the longest time I asked for a chicken. Chickens make great pets weather raising them for eggs or for fun, you can never go wrong with chickens. What are the pros and cons of having...
Most chickens are known to be egg-laying machines while others aren't, But do you ever notice that one of your birds is really slowing down or isn't laying at all? There may be multiple reasons why your chickens have stopped egg-production. Let's...
In this article, I'm going to show you how to make your own oyster shells to improve your chickens eggshells if they are soft. it's easy, and it's good to have it your local feed stores don't have it. Crack about 8 eggshells, or as many has you...
Wild turkeys are rarer to find then the common domesticated turkey. Wild turkeys are usually not pure and can have domestic bronze and other varieties in them. The best way to tell the difference between wild and mixed turkeys is by checking...
Hello! I am a mother hen to 6 chickens right now. Last year was our first year in chicken ownership so we had to have a coop. We scoured the internet for free and cheap recycled materials to make a coop. We had a goal in mind of using recycled...
Decisions! Decisions! We want chickens in our backyard, but finding the time, energy, and dedication is an obstacle. We have the urge, but our busy schedule just seems to get in the way. Well, there's no time like now. The sooner I would've...
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