5 tips for designing a custom chicken run
Has your chicken math exceeded your run space? Have you decided to add a run to an existing coop for added predator protection? Whatever point you are at in your flock care you will eventually hit the point where you need to add some protected space for your birds. To inspire some ideas about designing your own custom…
Very Recommended Chicken Roosting Ideas for Coop
If you are planning to design a coop or roosting bars for your chicken, you might need some chicken roosting ideas. The chicken roosting is the spot where your chicken needs to perch when it’s time to sleep. Chicken enjoy sleeping on the roosting bars.
Baby Chick Brooder Ideas - Backyard Poultry
Add to Favorites From our April/May 2017 issue of Backyard Poultry. Subscribe for more great stories like this!Once you’ve selected your chicken breeds and figured out where to buy baby chicks, …
13 Beneficial Chicken-Friendly Plants To Grow Next To Coops • Insteading
Eating nutritiously is especially important for backyard chickens. Here are some of the best chicken-friendly plants to grow next to your flock's coop.
Chicken Safe Plants
Chicken Safe Plants There are plenty of lists of toxic and unsafe plants for chickens, but it is very hard to find plant options that can be used in your chicken area. I have compiled a list of plants that are deemed appropriate for chicken...
Plants for Chicken Coop Runs | Landscape for Shade and Forage
In this article, I'm sharing a few of the odd planting methods I use to keep plants growing in, around, and over my chicken coop. Growing the chicken-friendly plants, flowers, and shrubs in my chicken run prevents erosion, promotes flock health, and provides supplemental feed.
Coops in wet, temperate climates? Bedding?
I live in Washington State, not far from Puget Sound. Our microclimate tends to be a bit warmer and drier in the summer and colder and wetter in the winter...
Healthy Herb Garden Chickens Will Love - Top 16 Herbs
Herbs you should feed your chickens for better health. Your homestead or backyard chickens will love them!