Tag: chicken coop

How to Best Maintain Your Chicken Coop

A group of free range chickens is protected by a Pyrenees Mountain Dog at the coop.

We all want our backyard chickens to live in the best conditions possible. The only way to truly ensure that happens is to be vigilant about maintaining their coops. In fact, it may be your most important responsibility as an owner. When you properly maintain your chicken’s coop, you are ensuring your feathered friends are… Read more »

How to Get Your Chickens to Return to the Coop Each Night

Poultry farm, black woman and chicken coop for sustainable farming outdoor on a field for meat, food and free range eggs. Farmer with animals to care and feed livestock on a sustainable ranch.

You’ve built the coop, brought home your flock, and your backyard chicken adventure has begun. Now, as the sun sets, you’re noticing a little problem. Your feathered friends don’t seem too keen on returning to their coop for the night. But don’t worry, this is a common problem and thankfully we’ve got some easy tips… Read more »

How to Make Your Chicken Coop Safe from Predators

chicken coop in backyard

No matter where you live, predators will always be a problem for your flock. It can be heartbreaking to find that a fox or hawk has killed one of your chickens. As such, it’s always best to be prepared and take steps to protect your flock from predator attacks. While each predator is different, many… Read more »