Save your Back and Your Money: Make an Automatic Waterer for your Free Ranging Chickens
These easy, cheap to build waterers save both your back and time and are easy to clean. Our design is shown and list of materials. Self-filling, they make less work and give the chickens fresh water all day long, find out how.
Salt Water Jugs to prevent frozen water! - Runnin' Amuck Acres
You might want to reconsider throwing out your empty milk jugs or any large plastic containers, especially if you have livestock. We all know it’s our favorite thing to whack at ice in the bitter […]
What Herbs Keep Chickens Healthy? - Timber Creek Farm
Can herbs keep chickens healthy? Does herb use increase the immune response in the flock? The answer to both questions appears to be, yes!
Chickens & Winter Egg Laying and Lighting
Chickens and Winter Egg Laying & Lighting It’s a question commonly asked among chicken owners; especially around this time of year. Why aren’t my chickens laying? Do they need light in the winter? It’s common for people to give their...
Hot Weather, Acidosis and a Homemade Electrolyte Recipe
Electrolytes help replace what chickens lose during times of extreme heat or stress. Mix up a batch at home to treat your backyard flock.
Fermented Chicken Feed - How To, And Why You Want To
Fermented Chicken Feed - How To, And Why You Want To, The benefits of fermented chicken feed are numerous and the process couldn't be any simpler.
CC Post: DIY Turkey Nest Box and a GIVEAWAY!!!
Check out my latest Community Chickens post where you can learn how to make a simply turkey nest box and another chance at winning the S...
Easy To Build Chicken Watering Station Ideas | Homesteading
Looking for some chicken watering station ideas? Here's a list of an easy to build chicken watering station specifically created to keep your flock hydrated
L102 - Chicken Coop Plans Construction - Chicken Coop Design - How To Build A Chicken Coop
L102 - Chicken Coop Plans Construction - Chicken Coop Design - How To Build A Chicken Coop It can comfortably hold 25 - 30 chickens ... Units: Inches - fractions Overall size: 6' 11 1/2" x 6' 11 1/2" for Cage 6' 11 1/2" x 1' 10 1/2" for Nesting Boxes for 4 Hens 29' 10 3/4" x 8' 11 1/4" x 10' 7 5/8" (height) for area of the building Construction area: 271.365 Feet ² Total volume of wood: 260612 inches3 (= 150 4/5 feet3) ... Units: Millimeters - decimal Overall size: 2121mm x 2121mm for Cage…
Make a Cookie Tin Waterer Heater. Under $10, & 10 minutes!
Winter brings many challenges for the backyard chicken-keeper, and frozen water is chief among them. You can make your own waterer heater for use with either metal or plastic waterers. It will cost less than $10, cost pennies to run and you can complete the project in under ten minutes! We had ...