Category Archives: Housing

How To Get Your Coop Winter-Ready in 5 steps

Some chickens are hardier than others but there’s no doubt that you need to take care of them during the winter. Preparing their coop for the winter doesn’t have to be hard. Here’s how to prepare their coop for the upcoming long nights: Get good ventilation It may sound counter-intuitive to ventilate the coop during […]

Best 5 Natural Remedies for Chickens and Ducks

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We all have our favorite natural remedies for ourselves. Why not for our birds? In a small flock a viral disease can be devastating, so you have to know what to do and act quickly to fight it. Preventive remedies are also very important to keep your flock healthy. Below we have our top five […]

Building a Chicken Tractor: 4 Key Considerations

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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 […]

Free Range Chickens, Pasture-Raised, Cage Free?

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Many people don’t know what free range chickens truly are. Read more to find out what this and other labels truly mean to your food and animals!

All Cooped Up: Finding the Right Chicken Coop

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A brief guide on what you should expect to build or look for when either shopping for or constructing a chicken coop for your backyard chicken flock.

Is Your Chicken Coop Winter Ready?

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All the essential tips on preparing your chicken coop for winter weather Learn about cleaning, feeding, watering, and entertaining your flock this winter.

Properly Brooding Wood and Mandarin Ducklings

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This article will show you how to properly and safely brood mandarin and wood ducklings right on your own farm or inside your home!

Breeding 101: Tips and Tricks on Breeding your Ornamental Ducks

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Ornamental ducks are a little different from standard ducks, but not that different! Learn how to breed them effectively!