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by Rebecca Nickols This month’s “Cool Coop” is guaranteed to bring a smile to your day! The on-going theme of this series of unique, creative and inspiring coops is–recycling, re-purposing, reusing… I think that everyone would agree that a reclaimed school bus chicken coop is about as cool as it gets! I love the idea of […]Read more »
by Lisa Steele You wouldn’t spray chemicals in your baby’s crib to clean it, would you? Of course not. Nor do you want to use chemicals when you clean your chicken coop, no matter how dirty it gets. Products such as Sevin Dust, household bleach, aerosols sprays, creosote and other potentially hazardous products have no […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell When I received the photos of Dickie Bird Farm, it was the rural ambiance that attracted me to this entry. The rich monotone browns of the barn wood and the sunlight through the chinks in the boards gives it an almost candlelit glow. Our barn is like this, and you can see […]Read more »
by Lisa Steele Last evening on my way down to the barn, I stopped to grab a few handfuls of fresh herbs from the garden as I often do. I just snip whatever there is an abundance of, since all herbs have such great health benefits – to humans and chickens – and put scattered […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols Once again I’m on my quest to find the most creative, unique and just down-right “cool” coops. This month I think I might just have stumbled upon a collection of awe-inspiring coops that are in a class all their own! These one-of-kind coops are located on Whidbey Island (about 35 miles north […]Read more »
by Jennifer Burcke Chicken coops are like snowflakes: no two are exactly alike. They come in every imaginable size, shape, and color. If you don’t believe me, visit the Coops and DIY Pinterest board for Community Chickens. There are over 230 coop and coop related pins there and the number seems to grow every day. […]Read more »
by Meredith Chilson Two days of cooler weather! The early morning sunshine coming down our valley burns off the fog, the humidity is lower and it begins to feel a bit like fall. Children are gathering school supplies and just around the bend in the road, a family is preparing to send their son off […]Read more »
Guest post by Stacia Equi I am a Chicken Newbie. This is my first flock of chickens, but I’ve always wanted chickens – ever since I discovered one of my neighbors in Los Angeles owned them. They also had a dyslexic rooster who would crow like wild at 3 p.m. and 3 a.m. The 3 […]Read more »