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by Rachel Hurd Anger My husband and I have always been a dog-free family, until I began thinking of adopting a running buddy. The dog seed germinated randomly like my chicken seed did. It was first an idea that became a regular thought, and then an undeniable obsession. The desire for Woman’s Best Friend further […]Read more »
by Rebecca Nickols This month’s Cool Coop caught my eye because its construction fascinated me… I’ve seen a few examples of buildings utilizing this method of building referred to as cordwood construction, cordwood masonry or stackwood masonry, but this chicken coop was so unique and creative–I couldn’t wait to share it with the Community! Thanks to chicken keeper and builder, Steve Irish, […]Read more »
by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle This time of year, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere are looking ahead towards spring. Along with the colorful seed catalogs, hatchery catalogs are arriving, and we browse exotic breeds, dreaming of the season ahead. This is the perfect time of year to set-up breeding pens with your […]Read more »
by Jennifer Burcke Several months ago, I invited all of the readers at Community Chickens to share their story with me. Since then, I have been busy reading your creative solutions to chicken keeping challenges. I have really enjoyed learning about your inventive designs for your coops. One of the more creative coop construction stories […]Read more »
by Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick. As a kid, driving around neighborhoods admiring the Christmas lights with my 4 siblings in the back seat of the family station wagon was always one of the highlights of the season. I still enjoy holiday light displays and, as a chicken-keeper, I find holiday coop displays absolutely […]Read more »