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PALLET WOOD NEST BOXES

In preparation for our hens to start laying, my husband did some research about nest box sizes and styles, and built a set of nest boxes for our chickens out of pallet wood. The front of the boxes is eight … Continue reading

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DIY POULTRY FEEDER

The time finally came when our chicks outgrew their little chick feeder.  Since we only have four hens (at least we think they’re hens!) and we move them about during the day to feed in the yard, I decided that … Continue reading

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PORTABLE WATER FOR THE CHICKENS

Summer rush has prevented me from posting in a more timely manner, and I have more projects completed than I have time to write about. But I hope to squeeze in as many as I can in the available time! … Continue reading

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IMPROVISED CHICKEN “PECK AND PLAY”

Our chickens have grown so much! They have their feathers in now and no longer need to have a heat lamp to keep them warm. They also need more space, so we decided it was time to move them outside. … Continue reading

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UPCYCLED DIY POULTRY WATERER

We have been enjoying our new chickens so much! They are hilarious to watch! 🙂 In addition to making a small feeder for them (I am making a bigger one for them since they are getting larger), I needed to … Continue reading

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DIY CHICK FEEDER FROM TRASH

After one birthday, Mother’s Day celebrations for three mothers, a college graduation, two wedding anniversaries, a trip out-of-town, overnight company for a week, a high school graduation celebration, and the addition of four chicks, I think I have finally found … Continue reading

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