Almost all visitors to the farm want to see the chickens! In fact, ”The Coop” as we call it – is usually the first place visitors to the farm go to see. Our coop has been home since early 2011 to our little flock (we started with nine).
With a few minutes of care each day – they have provided us with a little over 4 dozen eggs each week – and maybe even more importantly – an incredible supply of organic matter for our compost bins.
It’s amazing how each of our chickens has developed their own personality. Click below on the links to read any of the posts on our ladies.
The Greatest Chicken Coop Invention Ever – The Automatic Chicken Door!
The title for today's article was taken from the words uttered as we finished installing the Omelet automatic chicken door to our new coop this past spring. As we watched it slide open for the first time, I turned to Mary and simply said: "This is the greatest chicken coop invention ever!" Our new DIY…
How To Raise Chickens – The Simple Secrets To A Great Backyard Flock!
So just what does it take to raise a small flock of backyard chickens? We have been flooded the last few weeks with emails and questions about raising backyard chickens. And the questions cover nearly every subject imaginable: Is it difficult?Does it take a lot of time and effort? Is it best to raise chickens…