1. nesting boxes

    nesting boxes

    My mom built me this beautiful nesting boxes for my amazing 31 chickens. I think she did a great job and it only took us all day;).
  2. How to get a chicken to lay in the nestbox.

    How to get a chicken to lay in the nestbox.

    How to get a chicken to lay in the nestbox. The most common issue that I have had with my chickens is that somehow, some of them can't get it through those bitty chicken minds that nestboxes are for eggs. Lay an egg on the hard-packed, rocky dirt beneath a prickly-branched bush? Sure! Lay an...
  3. Virginia Woodland Coop

    Virginia Woodland Coop

    After nine months of having three chickens in a tractor, we've recently finished building a permanent structure. As we're in Virginia, we are trying to take both our hot, humid summers and our sometimes bitter winter spells into consideration as we build. The last nine months has taught us a lot...
  4. Rendezvous Coop

    Rendezvous Coop

    I think this is an original design. I have been looking at these pages for months and have not seen one like it. It started ot to be like the Witchata Cabin Coop, but then evolved to be 4'x4' to just use 2 sheets of siding. All of the sudden we had version 3.0 that was bigger and looked nicer...
  5. silver02

    Silver02s Page

    May 2012 15 chickens out on the lawn 2 Buff Orpingtons chillin' on the swing 9 week old Freedom Ranger Hen Latest addition: this Rabbitry will have 6 cages. - April 2012 - Our new addition to the flock: 5 Week Old Freedom Rangers These french broilers are strong, robust and...
  6. Food Grade DE - Diatomaceous Earth

    Food Grade DE - Diatomaceous Earth

    We began using food grade Diatomaceous Earth in June 2007, after we moved the Banties to their temporary outdoor home. Make sure you buy Food Chemical Codex Grade DE (<-this link provides recommended amounts for using with feeding, whitewash, etc.) for use with your pets and livestock. I use...
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