Category Archive: Chickens

A collection of tips, tricks and DIY projects for you and your chickens.

Why You Need To Give Charcoal To Chickens

Why You Need To Give Charcoal To Chickens Charcoal For Chickens. Absorbs toxins from food or water, improves hygiene and health. Better hygiene also helps prevent infections like Salmonella. Keeps digestive system healthy. A laxative and helps move the impurities it absorbs out of the body. If worms or worm eggs are present, it can …

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DIY Chick Brooder

Simple DIY Chick Brooder This is a perfect way to get your chickens a great start. Both the actual chickens and your children. This will give them some hands on experience and responsibilities. Another thing is that it is really easy to make. A plastic container is the best for being able to make adjustments …

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How To Build A Chicken Jungle Gym

How To Build A Chicken Jungle Gym Here is a really cool system for your booming chicken population. It is important that they get as much room to maneuver as possible. A mobile chicken is a happy chicken. An A-frame design with the ability to add however many perch beams into the mix. This jungle gym …

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12 Perennials to Plant for Free Chicken Food

12 Perennials to Plant for Free Chicken Food This last season we had started being a bit more serious about our chicken raising. We were getting tired of the cost of eggs and wanted to see the possible costs for free range chickens. I have to say that besides being impressed, I am happy to …

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PVC Chicken Watering System

How To Make A PVC Chicken Watering System I was looking for any help on keeping my mini-farm happy and healthy. This is an easy way to keep your flock watered. No one wants to have a mess with overturned water containers. It does help keeping the process of tending your chickens to a minimum. …

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How To Raise Meal Worms To Feed Your Chickens

How To Raise Meal Worms To Feed Your Chickens This is the easiest to understand and read tutorial I have ever seen on raising meal worms, there are so many other confusing and quite frankly not very interesting to read tutorials that the one I am sharing with you today is exactly how I raise …

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How To Make A Simple No-Waste Feeder

How To Make A Simple No-Waste Feeder If you own chickens, ducks, fowl or geese, even turkeys, you know they are very wasteful creatures, they scratch, poop and mess their food bowls up all day everyday. If you are on a budget that could be costing you a small fortune in feed, I found an …

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How To Safely Preserve Eggs For 9 Months

How To Safely Preserve Eggs For 9 Months Eggs are expensive, in fact, eggs have risen in price 50% in the past 4 years, that is crazy! So the next time you see a sale on eggs, don’t worry about buying them and them going off anymore! I found a website which shows you how …

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See How To Build This Awesome Chicken Coop

See How To Build This Awesome Chicken Coop This coop, designed and built by Natalie Dalpais of The Creative Mom has to be one of the best we’ve ever seen. It’s practical, with several features to make cleaning and egg gathering easier. And perhaps best of all, it actually looks attractive! It looks like a …

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Common Chicken Practices. How To, Why, And Preventions

Common Chicken Practices. How To, Why, And Preventions Chickens nails grow we all know that. They normally keep them filed down by scratching in the dirt for all those yummy bugs and worms. The rough particles act like sandpaper and file the nails down bit by bit as they scratch and dig in the dirt. It is …

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