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raw fresh pumpking seeds prevent tapeworms and is a favorite treat

Tilly's Nest: The Annual Return of the Great Pumpkin.why pumpkin seeds are good for your chickens (natural dewormer!

Growing fodder cheaply. Fodder is a great supplement for chicken feed in winter. Here's how to do it without spending a lot of money!

Growing fodder cheaply. Fodder is a great supplement for chicken feed in winter. Here's how to do it without spending a lot of money!

A piece of charcoal attached to the wall inside a coop can give your poultry access to a natural substance that will help absorb toxins and help to keep the digestive system in balance.

A piece of charcoal attached to the wall inside a coop can give your poultry access to a natural substance that will help absorb toxins and help to keep the digestive system in balance.as on natural charcoal!

Storage tub to collect poops under roosting bar

A cleaner chicken coop. a shallow plastic bin, like you would use to slide under a bed, cover the top of the bin with an open mesh wire to keep the hens from scratching. The bin collects the droppings as the birds sit on their roost.

Lure your hens back to the coop each evening with healthy treats.

Building A Chicken Coop - Lure your hens back to the coop each evening with healthy treats. - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Wood Ash For Mite-Free Hens

Using wood ashes for your chickens saves you money. store them (fireplace ash only, not BBQ coals, etc) and when needed, mix 2 parts ash to 1 part sand for the chickens to do their dust bathing. And guess what? It keeps mites away.

when building for your birds, don't forget the dust box. If you don't they will dig up plants--trust me on this!

dust box for chickens under the coop. when building for your birds, don't forget the dust box. If you don't they will dig up plants--trust me on this!