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Some day I will be so glad I saw this and saved it.... Very helpful!!!

pasture fencing distance – Beef Runner

It’s important to plan the distance of your fencing project. Advertisements Related

When you have a small chicken coop, but especially a small coop in a SMALL backyard, you need to keep things clean. And it’s important to know how to clean a chicken coop right.

Backyard Poultry -

When you have a small coop, but especially in a small backyard, you need to keep things clean. It's important to know how to clean a chicken coop right.

Florassippi Girl: Chicken CRACK - They go CRAZY for it!
Raising Backyard ChickensKeeping ChickensDiy Chicken CoopChicken GardenChicken Feeders

Chicken CRACK - They go CRAZY for it!

Some people go through a lot of effort to make special seed/grain blends to feed to their chickens. I've tried that, but what usually ends up happening is that the chickens just make a HUGE mess picking through all of it to get to what they want. Variety makes for a happy flock, but all of that waste can put a real damper on your feed bill! We had to find a better way. What I like to do with our flock is put laying pellets only in our big feeder, and then every afternoon I bring our girls…

the grass will grow through the ground matting and won't even be visible after awhile.....no dog is going to get through that!....3 feet wide, 9 gage fencing used as a "ground mat".

the grass will grow through the ground matting and won't even be visible after awhile.....no dog is going to get through that!....3 feet wide, 9 gage fencing used as a "ground mat".

Salad bar for chickens. Sits above ground with a wire mesh bottom. You can feed your chickens scraps without them getting covered in dirt or putting it in with their feed. Easily picks up and moves to wherever you want.

Salad bar for chickens. Sits above ground with a wire mesh bottom. You can feed your chickens scraps without them getting covered in dirt or putting it in with their feed. Easily picks up and moves to wherever you want.

RR13.34 'The henhouse was off towards the stables, not far from the kitchens.' This pic - Chicken wire with plants

Genius Chicken Coop Ideas You'll Wish You'd Thought Of

Say goodbye to boring chicken coops. Here's what you need to know to build your hens a home of their own, plus ideas on how to make it environmentally friendly and -- dare we say it -- decorative!

All you need to know to build your raised bed vegetable garden

Lawn To Garden In A Single Weekend: 6 Easy Steps | Northwest Edible Life

All you need to know to build your raised bed vegetable garden

11 Chicken Coop Features I’ll Never Live Without | Northwest Edible Life

11 Chicken Coop Features I’ll Never Live Without | Northwest Edible Life

11 Chicken Coop Features I’ll Never Live Without | Northwest Edible Life

Chicken GardenWater Feeder For Chickens

Eight healthy homemade treats for your chickens. #backyardchickens #chickentreats

Eight healthy homemade treats for your chickens

Just like any pet, chickens deserve occasional treats too. They may not be as affectionate as your dog but they certainly help a lot in the backyard. The treats are not just given to make them happy, they serve a purpose too. Treats help in keeping your chooks healthy all year round. In the wint ...

This is "the dream". I would just add some flowers  for color and to attract pollinators.

This is "the dream". I would just add some flowers for color and to attract pollinators.

Beautiful potager, Helgoya, Norway

Beautiful potager, Helgoya, Norway

Hi friends, it's been a while since I've posted ~ and it's good to be back! I've missed your company, and hope you are all well. Spring and...

Hen House Update

A blog about fresh, healthy food, made from scratch with a little home keeping, light homesteading, tips and gardening tossed in.

Old western town coop..built by the Ballards 2017

Old western town coop..built by the Ballards 2017

Coop Friendly Plants to Plant in your Chicken Run for Shade and Forage - Hawk Hill

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.

New chicken pens we built.

New chicken pens we built.

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