September 11, 2012 | No Comments

Some new chicken keepers get worried about their chickens when temperatures turn colder.  I’ve even heard of people heating their coops.  The first and primary thing you need to know about winter chicken care is this… Chickens can handle cold weather much better than you can! Chickens have a much easier time in the winter… Read more »

September 10, 2012 | No Comments

If you are new to chicken keeping you may not have heard of the Deep Litter Method, or you may have heard the term but not really understood what it was all about.  The deep litter method is a great way to maintain your coop with minimal cleaning required.  It will also keep your chickens… Read more »

September 5, 2012 | No Comments

It’s September now, and while I keep my eyes open for gift ideas all year, this is the time of year that I start really hunting for bargains on things my friends and family will love to receive for Christmas.  Almost everyone these days has heard of Groupon, but lots of other half-price sites have… Read more »

September 4, 2012 | 3 Comments

What did you do with your Labor Day?  I did the annual coop cleaning on our chicken tractor.  It was looking pretty sad.  It’s been unoccupied for a few weeks now, so it was an ideal time to do a little cleaning, give it a fresh paint job, and do a few minor repairs.  At… Read more »