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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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Best Farm Animals for Beginners- No Matter the Reason

Starting a little farm can be something quite addicting, BUT it takes a little bit of patience, practice and knowledge. When I was a teenager I was out volunteering to take care of animals at a petting farm. I’d rather ride horses and play with pigs than most things. Being able to have my very …

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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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3 Items You Need Now for Your Chicken Coop in Winter

Keeping chickens during the cold winter months can be challenging. Do you start to wonder how cold it is too cold for chickens? What to feed chickens in winter? All valid questions that cause more stress than needs to be. We live in Upstate New York, smack in the middle of two great lakes if …

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