Chicken Wire Vs. Hardware Cloth – Which Is Better For Coop Security?

When setting up a chicken coop, the security of chickens hinges on the materials chosen for their enclosure. Like many, you may find yourself weighing the merits of chicken wire against hardware cloth. The comparison is worthwhile since the two are commonly used yet differ significantly. Chicken wire is often the go-to material for new … Read more

Cute Chicken Coops

People are more health conscious these days, or maybe it’s just that a huge portion of society, the baby boomers, are at the age where health is more of a priority than ever.. Whatever the reason, a word that has gained popularity is ‘sustainable’ or ‘sustainability.’ Sustainable practices, living, farming, and eating—a part of this … Read more

A Beginner’s Guide To Egg Incubators

If you’re a beginner interested in hatching poultry, you will need to know a few things before starting your first egg incubation experience. An egg incubator simulates the conditions for a fertile egg to develop and hatch into a healthy chick. These conditions include specific temperature, humidity, and ventilation levels that mimic what a brooding … Read more

Choosing The Right Chicken Waterer

Chickens require a reliable source of clean water to thrive. It’s not an overstatement to say that water is the lifeblood of your poultry’s well-being. A consistent water supply doesn’t just quench their thirst; it directly affects their overall health and egg production. Several factors can influence the actual water needs of your flock. For … Read more

Essential Chicken-Keeping Supplies You Need

I’m often struck by the growing number of people who choose to keep chickens. Is it possible that people are becoming interested in personal sustainability instead of letting grocery stores and vending machines rule their lives? I doubt it, but one can hope. Chicken keeping can be deeply rewarding, offering a unique combination of benefits … Read more

The Best Chicken Feeders For Your Flock

In this post, I’ll discuss waterers and dry feed feeders and why it’s important to provide a feeder that your chickens can access easily and safely to get the nutrition and hydration they need to thrive. When you’re responsible for a flock, you realize quickly that there is a lot more to it than providing … Read more

The Importance Of High-Quality Chicken Bedding

  This is a short post about the purpose of chicken bedding. It’s 100% nonsense-free, and that’s why it’s so short. It’s not just about keeping your chickens comfortable—although that’s certainly a big part of it. Bedding has three main purposes in coop management. It absorbs moisture, reduces odors, and helps manage waste, crucial for … Read more

The Best Egg Collection Aprons For The Fashionable Chicken Keeper

At the intersection of practicality and style in chicken egg gathering lies the egg collection apron. No, the egg collection apron you wear will probably not get you invited to the red carpet, but it will free your hands to do other chores while on your way to and from the coop. Why an apron … Read more

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