The 3 Best Solar Powered Fan for Chicken Coops

If you’re a backyard chicken keeper, you know how important it is to maintain a healthy and comfortable environment for your feathered friends. One key factor in keeping your chickens happy and healthy is ensuring good ventilation in their coop. This is where solar powered fans come in – they can be an excellent way … Read more

The 3 Best Metal Chicken Coops for Backyard Chickens

Keeping chickens in your backyard can be a fun and rewarding experience, but it’s important to have a sturdy and reliable coop to keep your feathered friends safe and comfortable. If you’re looking for a coop that can withstand harsh weather and provide ample space for your flock, a metal chicken coop might be just … Read more

Best Fly Trap for Chicken Coop

Best Fly Trap for Chicken Coops: 3 Choices

A chicken coop can attract a lot of flies, which can be frustrating and harmful to your chickens. Flies can spread diseases and parasites, and even lay their eggs in your chickens’ feed, water, or bedding. A fly trap can help you control the fly population and create a more sanitary environment for your chickens. … Read more

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The 4 Best Chickens For Beginners

Have you been thinking about becoming a chicken parent for a while but not quite sure where to start or even what chicken breed to look at? In this post we look at four of the Best Chickens For Beginners. Did you know that the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated junglefowl species? A few thousand years, no one … Read more

How to Keep Chickens Warm in Winter

Keeping chickens is a very rewarding activity that all members of the family can get involved in. To get the best from your chickens and to ensure they stay happy and healthy we must look at their needs. Each season there are different things that we need to consider, in this post we look at … Read more

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How to Make a Chicken Dust Bath in 3 Simple Steps

Have you ever watched a Chicken taking a dust bath? It is so entertaining!! Chicken dust baths are an essential activity for your flock. Not only do they keep your chickens healthy and clean, but they also provide many other benefits. Let me show you How to Make a Chicken Dust Bath in 3 Simple … Read more

Building a Chicken Coop

Building a Chicken Coop : Replacing The Old

We have been experiencing some very heavy rain and wind lately, normal for a New Zealand winter, however it seems a little more intense this year. As a result the current chicken coop is getting damp. So moving the chicken coop is required. We are building a chicken coop! The current coop is made from … Read more

Quick Growing Plants For Chickens

10 Quick Growing Plants For Chickens

Do you have chickens? Do you want supplement feed with things you can grow in your gardens? Chickens are eating machines and will eat lovely succulent vegetables that you have in your garden, they will also eat weeds that have popped up. Here are 10 quick growing plants for chickens that you can grow for … Read more

DIY Chicken Coops

DIY Chicken Coops

If you’re thinking of getting into backyard chickens, one of the first things you need is a coop. But instead of buying a pre-made coop, why not build your own? DIY projects are fun and satisfying, and you will end up with something very unique that you can customise to fit your backyard situation. If … Read more

Garden Plants For Chickens To Eat

Best Garden Plants For Chickens To Eat : What To Plant

Chickens love gardens, they love to eat plants, fresh vegetables and fruits, and planting a garden specifically for them is a great way to provide them with nutrients so they can keep providing you with eggs. In this blog post, we will look at some of the best garden plants for chickens to eat that … Read more