Tag Archives: keeping chickens

How to Build a Chicken Coop

Thinking of building your own chicken coop? We did it in a little over a weekend, but it took three adult men, 2 helpers, a lot of steel roofing and timber, 1/2 box of nails, even more screws and (thankfully) some great weather while we were building. I might as well tell you up front […]

Top Tips for Chicken Coop Designs

Whether you live in the country or in the city* you can get fresh eggs out of a backyard chicken coop every morning with minimal cost and chores. Raising chickens is a fun hobby for all age groups and can lead to a small farm income for those willing to put the effort into it. […]

Should You Build or Buy A Small Chicken Coop?

The practice of using a small coop rather than a large one is becoming more popular. There are several reasons why these coops are gaining in popularity. One reason is because hectic, busy lifestyles are better suited for small chicken coops. Another is that the average family is shrinking in size. No longer do we […]

Backyard Chicken Coops – Even in the City!

Have you always wanted farm fresh eggs and a backyard chicken coop but thought you couldn’t since you live in the city? While there are some cities that don’t allow any type of farm animal, many cities do and if you live in one of them, you’ll be allowed to have chickens and farm fresh […]