Add herbs to nesting boxes to relax chickens and keep critters away: lavender, chamomile, peppermint, eucalyptus, marigold petals, catnip, diatomaceous earth and spearmint
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"DIY Off-Grid Chicken-Watering System" For the same cost as an indoor waterer, one reader built an outdoor system with 10x the capacity. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS Blog
Got a feeder waiting for installation... and got the little red bowl for the water but I'll be putting mine on a food-safe water-barrel.
DIY rain barrel... would love to have something like this out near the raised beds to make watering easier.
Here's a repurposing project for the birds. In fact, it'll make your backyard chickens veeeery happy.
This is IT! Exactly what I want. Ohhhh Honey........Coop De La Ville's Chicken Coop - BackYard Chickens Community
pallets made into seating area on deck - just need a little bit of paint, cushions