Author Archives: Claire

Building the Right Sized Chicken Coop

Building the Right Sized Chicken Coop

If you are overwhelmed at the thought of building your first chicken coop, you aren’t alone. It’s essential to build a coop that isn’t too large and isn’t too small for the flock you will be tending. If your coop is too big, your birds may become cold in inclement weather, or they may decide […]

4 Ways to Keep Chickens Warm This Winter

Winter can be a difficult time of year for both chickens and their flock keepers. What with frozen water, billowing wind and snow; it can really be a miserable time. Perhaps one of the most difficult things during winter is the warm; or lack of it! So in today’s article we are going to focus […]

A Dog Which Can Keep Your Chickens Safe from Predators

When we think of protecting our hens we rarely think of dogs. Some of the first defensive strategies to protect your hens from potential predators is often chicken wire, automatic coop doors, secure coops and, sometimes, even a rooster. However, we know that Roosters are sometimes a little bit noisy and aggressive. Also our secure […]

Building a Chicken Tractor: 4 Key Considerations

A larger scale chicken tractor, check out all the shading features!

Building a Chicken Tractor: 4 Key Considerations A chicken tractor is a portable chicken coop and run that is joined together. Building a chicken tractor normally means that you have the structure on wheels. The biggest benefit of a chicken tractor is that you can move it around your land. This prevents your chickens from […]