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Build this portable poultry pen in an afternoon using only simple hand tools. It’s just the right size for a small yard, but you’ll find lots of uses for it around the homestead, too.
How to construct this small home for chickens, including chicken mini-coop framing, installing the wall-sheathing, bringing the trusses together and diagrams.
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Go Electric: Protect Your Chickens from Bears and Other PredatorsAs a growing number of Granite State residents raise chickens, an increasing number of wildlife species are recognizing unprotected poultry as an easy food source. "Fish and Game strongly recommends that the public take a responsible approach to protecting their chickens and other livestock, one that is beneficial to both the state's wildlife and a [...]
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.
Tips on Raising Chickens with Dogs - Backyard PoultryCan raising chickens with dogs work for you? It depends on the dog. And it depends on you. We had an easy start to raising chickens with dogs. Oh'no, the Chicken Mama, who is half husky and half Australian Shepard, is such a docile dog that she doesn't even bark.
Chicken Owner Says It's Hogwash that Chickens Aren't PetsBARNEGAT, NJ - It's second in the lyrics. Old MacDonald's had a farm, and on his farm, he had a pig. Sure, it's just a children's song. However, one Barnegat resident wants to know why the Township considers pigs pets rather than farm animals. More importantly, why don't his chickens count as pets, as well?
6 Things Every Chicken Coop Needs | Community Chickens We just set up an additional chicken coop for our breeding hens this spring. It's been a while since I set up a new coop and I was impressed with how easy it is to meet a chicken's needs with these inexpensive screw-together coops. It's like IKEA for chickens!