How to Build a Chicken Coop: The Essentials | The Tiny LifeAre you just starting out with chickens on your farmland or homestead? Chickens need a place to safely live, sleep, and lay eggs. Here is your beginner's guide on how to build a chicken coop, including all the essential factors like food & water needs, nesting boxes, and more.
7 Ways to Get Cleaner Chicken Eggs Raising your own flock of layers is a great way to get fresh eggs, but particularly during wet, mucky weather, the chickens will tend to get their eggs dirty. Here are a few things you can do to minimize that: Put nest boxes in the coop before your hens start laying.
Sometimes your backyard poultry need a little more than a dust-bathing—this just might be one of those times
9 Tips for a Successful Hatch Day | Community Chickens We just hatched out 6 beautiful little chicks. It's been our first indoor brood in a few years. I've been letting our broody hens take care of hatching for the past few springs, but this year I had a specific breed I wanted to give a try.