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An easy way to tool caulk is to take an ice cube and run it down the caulk line, applying steady pressure. The film of water that forms between the ice cube and the caulk makes a smooth, professional finish, and you can melt the cube in your hand to get any bead shape you want.

Tool caulk w/ an ice cube, applying steady pressure. The film of water that forms between the ice cube and the caulk makes a smooth, professional finish, and you can melt the cube in your hand to get any bead shape you want.

How to Winterize your Chicken Run

Learn some easy ways to winterize your chicken run to keep your chickens happy and healthy through the cold months.

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Building A Chicken Coop - maximize chicken coop floor space More - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Install a roll bar to keep dogs from climbing fences.  They can't get their paws around it.

This is a brilliant idea to put on top of a 6 ft fence to prevent climbing escapes smile emoticon Is your dog a fence-jumper/climber? Try paw-proofing the top of your fences with a PVC 'roller bar' which dingo paws can't hold onto.

smart way to keep chickens from wasting food......a grid to catch spilled grains

Catch system to collect the food that was spilling out of t he feeder. Smart way to not waste food and prevent the all-you-can-eat mouse buffet. - build a box about 1 and inches deep and laid the (Chicken Coop Roost)

You can make this DIY poultry waterer to provide unfrozen water to your birds all winter. A bucket water, such as this one from Avian Aqua Miser, can be transformed into a heated chicken waterer with a few simple tools and supplies.

Welcome to living Green & Frugally. We aim to provide all your natural and frugal needs with lots of great tips and advice, Homemade Heated Chicken Waterer

Homemade Chicken Drinker

(This would work for pets also.) homemade chicken waterer- so stinking simple and smart! (Wonder if you could do the same thing with a large "Gatorade" cooler and give your hens cool water in the summer.

DIY instructions for a backyard chicken coop. (I'm currently in scoping the LOE phase :-)

Building a Chicken Coop - DIY instructions for a backyard chicken coop. (Im currently in scoping the LOE phase :-) Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.