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It reminds me so much of my Granny's Hen House and her feeding the chicks & collecting the eggs each day.Ohhhhh to hear a mamma hen clucking to her babies.I want a Hen House & some Chickens!

A wonderful blog about how she built her chicken coop - no plans, but a very good & informative read with great pictures!!

The Coop

the fanciest, prettiest chicken coup i have ever seen on The Art of Doing Stuff. Don't laugh, but I seriously would love to have chickens one day.

My someday chicken coop...  Maybe I'll transform the doghouse!     Raising Chickens in the South - Southern Living

Raising Chickens in the South

My someday chicken coop. Maybe I'll transform the doghouse! Raising Chickens in the South - Southern Living. If this chicken thing goes well. Maybe a version of this at the next house!

11 Uses for Vinegar Around the Coop -- Community Chickens. Use white vinegar to keep down mites, fungus, etc on your chickens and keep your coop clean!

Chicken Bath 101 -- Community Chickens- im not a crazy chicken lady but like know the food my family eats comes from a healthy clean source. I don't recommend OVER DOING this but feel like its a good routine probably semi annually with the whole flock


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The Alexandria Coop ($879.95) houses six chickens and comes in red or green, as does a 6-foot-long House Frame Run ($399.95) attachment that allow hens the option to forage and exercise in the open air.

Steal This Look: Edible Gardens from Agrarian

Keeping chickens, even in the city, is a growing trend. The Alexandria Chicken Coop Run is available through Williams Sonoma.

Herbs For Healthy Chickens – Ailments They Cure » The Homestead Survival

Herbs for Healthy Chickens.There are a number of common herbs to grow for chickens' general health. Herbs can also be used to treat infestations of worms, lice and mites. When herbs are used as a food for chickens they will only eat what they need.


Nutmeg Mannikin (Lonchura punctulata) aka The scaly-breasted munia or spotted munia, known in the pet trade as nutmeg mannikin or spice finch, is a sparrow-sized estrildid finch native to tropical Asia.

Whitewashing the chicken coop with lime...you can even tint the wash to add color!  This has a natural resistance to mites, mold and mildew in the coop and keeps the chickens happier and healthier.

Whitewashing the chicken coop Classic lime whitewash disinfects, repels insects, and preserves by sealing surfaces and wicking up water. It dries to an opaque white that beautifully reflects light to brighten up dim spaces. Whitewashing the chicken coop