Articles from RLeschnik

A Backyard Project Introduction My partner and i had bought our first house. Never having enough room in the backyard at my parents home i had always wanted to keep chickens. We decided to build a chicken coop to utilize the space at the back of our yard whilst also having the benefit of obtaining fresh eggs from our own healthy chickens. Coop Design I had done a little bit of research. Countless books and looking through websites. I wanted a medium to large coop run and chicken house....
Brooder Box Brooder box that was built by my dad. Took one afternoon to build. Made from recycled materials. Based on a simple design. Will add height, width and depth measurements at a later edit. Photos: Main box design. With lid and heat lamp unit attached. Feeder and water unit added in. Main set up. Now in use. This brooder is used to hold currently 14 chickens. Six australorp's, three RIR and five silkies. Our chickens are just over a week old and have plenty of room to left...
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