There are a lot of things to keep in mind when choosing the location for your coop. Chickens tend to spend a lot of time in their coop so you want to make sure you choose where to put your chicken coop. You might just pick a spot and then regret that later on when you’ve had them there for a while. This is not a big deal if you have an easy to move light-weight coop. If you are looking for a place in your yard for a more substantial coop, you’ll want to be certain before starting to build it. Continue reading “Where to Put Your Chicken Coop in Your Yard”
It is finally summer and the temperatures are heating up. Our chickens are panting during the day, but luckily it is still cooling down over night. As the temperatures keep getting warmer, we start looking at ways to keep chickens cool this summer.
Once upon a time, you thought about raising chickens. You thought about having fresh eggs and adorable little chicks following you around. Then you think about the reality of owning chickens. The kids aren’t going to feed the chickens. How much do chickens eat? Do you need a rooster to get eggs? Actually, what do you know about chickens at all? You must have been crazy to think about it. If you could just rent chickens for a little bit and see if you like it, that might help right?
I mean what if you absolutely hate chickens?? I’m not sure that’s possible, but just in case. Maybe you should try renting chickens, the coop, everything.
Before you get your first baby chickens, you will need a few things to set up a home for them. I’ve put together a list of 8 things you need for baby chickens to start a happy healthy flock. You will need these from day 1 to keep your chickens happy and healthy.
We bought a new house this year. We had chickens before we moved to another state. We sold our girls to close friends with everything they would need to stay happy. We moved into the new house at the end of March and the house needed a ton of work. Needless to say, I wasn’t sure we would have chickens this year. I was expressing my sadness that we weren’t going to be able to get chickens after next week. My wife surprised me and ordered us a coop that we had been researching. So now we are on the hunt for a small flock to put in the coop. I need to find chickens for sale near me.