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5 Reasons a Small Chicken Coop Is Better For You

The practice of using a small chicken coop rather than a larger one is becoming more popular. There are several reasons why these coops are gaining in popularity. Busy One reason is because hectic, busy lifestyles are better suited for these kinds of coops. The reason cited most often for having smaller coops is because …

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Tips for Setting Up Portable Chicken Coops in Your Backyard

Portable chicken coops boast many advantages for new or aspiring chicken farmers. The advantages include free fertilizer, pest control, and, best of all, fresh eggs. Don’t be fooled into thinking you need a large farm or several acres to devote to your chickens. Many designs can fit easily into your backyard, even if you live …

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Check Out Free Chicken Coop Instructions

There are free chicken coop instructions and they’re available to you in this very article. Have you thought about building a chicken coop, but held off because you didn’t know anything about what kind of material to use, how to put the material together to make the coop or because you thought it might cost …

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Building Chicken Coops the Easy Way

There are thousands of plans, designs and ideas for buildings used in housing chickens. They range from elaborate two story structures right on down to a small doghouse type dwelling surrounded by a few feet of chicken wire. Before you invest a lot of money and time setting up costly coops, learn about building chicken …

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6 Tips To Clean The Chicken Coop in 10 mins or less

Cleaning the chicken coop was really exiting when we started with only six chickens. We have a nice easy to reach coop. But, as many of us realize, chickens are kind of addicting. If you haven’t started with chickens yet, I warned you. 🙂 Cleaning a chicken coop is pretty simple and if you keep …

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7 Frugal Ways to Keep Your Chickens Warm

In this article, you will learn frugal ways to keep your chickens warm for less this winter.  We live in upstate New York and experience frigid temperatures and our chickens are staying warm. This came with trial and error.    When it comes to frugal living you want the best way to do something for …

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5 Reasons You Aren’t Cut Out to Raise Meat Birds

Having backyard chickens is a lot different than raising meat chickens. For starters you bring home the girls all cute and fluffy excited they are going to provide pretty fresh eggs. Since it takes awhile for your girls to start laying eggs you do your best to care and nurture them. Overall this is probably …

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