DIY Chicken Jungle Gym
Build your birds a jungle gym! Cut wood boards to the sizes needed and drill the posts into an A-frame. Add additional perch beams as desired and place the jungle gym in your pet’s play area.
The Poop Hammock - Keeping Your Coop Clean | Community Chickens
Michelle Tullis Photos by author If you have chickens, you have a battle with poop. And if you’re getting chickens, you’ll soon find out. I found that out last year when we bought our first mature laying hens … The first thing they did when we got them into the kennel to take home was …
Decorating the chicken coop
The mobile chicken coop is almost finished. I spent most of yesterday trying to make it comfortable for my feathered friends, installing perches and nesting boxes. I had to shoo them out so I could work without them freaking out every time I moved here or there. First job was to install perches. They have lots of choices - different heights, different sized branches for different sized feet. Notice how it's hinged at the top. This is so I can raise the roosts so I can clean under them or I…
Chicken Coop Tour - DIY coop, four chickens, cost about $400 (tongue and groove cedar!)
Welcome to the Queen Bee Coop-on Tour. Every day for the next couple weeks or so I’ll be featuring a different chicken coop! These were all sent in by Queen Bee readers. Here’s our second coop, sent in by Angie in Vancouver, Washington! Cost: About $400. We ended up spending a little more then they wanted to becauseContinue Reading
How to build a chicken roost – DIY projects for everyone!
If people have beds, then chickens have perches or roosts. And just like beds, chicken perches should be properly designed and built to be comfortable for the chickens to roost at night! Yes there are certain features that make a good chicken perch but there is definitely nothing difficult about making one. As long as you take note of some simple reminders, your chickens will be happy with their roost. Happy chickens >> lots of eggs :)