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  1. Introductions
    I'm super excited and happy to share with everyone my 4 Plymouth Barred rocks chickens they are 15 weeks now approaching 16 and getting big big big. I haven't gotten any eggs yet but soon. This is the first time ever I've gone live on YouTube with them so I'm verry excited and curious to see how...
  2. General Chicken Discussion
    P1070811 by Kevinspage posted Oct 22, 2020 at 2:07 PMThree stray chickens have adopted our yard. They are roosting in a large evergreen bush. Winter is coming and I need a coop. I want them to be warm but not confined in a one way in, one way out structure. I'm wondering if a coop with two...
  3. Coops, Runs and Housing
    Hey, I have 2 Desi Misri hens and 1 Bantam rooster. They are kept in a (4ft x 2.5ft) coop from sunset to sunrise but are open and free to run in the large lawn all day long. The hens were brought in just two days ago. I have placed a milk crate inside the coop with grass in it to create a...
  4. General Chicken Discussion
    Hi everyone! I am doing a year long engineering project involving the improvement of the chicken coop. If anyone would be willing to fill out my survey to allow for data collection, that would be a tremendous help. Thanks in advance! Here is the survey:https://forms.gle/9MEq9SgSevevMSHF6
  5. Coops, Runs and Housing
    I am rehabbing an old coop with yard that was abandoned because critters burrowed underneath and decimated the flock. How should we prevent the predators from using an underground entry? What has worked for you? Is there anything that we could pound into the ground that wouldn't require digging...
  6. Beginners Forum
    I just finished my coop (under Standard Coops> Shed Transformation) and took possession of my first two hens. The I get an email from someone who has to let their small flock go (5 hens). I would like to help, but am worried about crowding. My indoor coop is basically 4x4, with three nest...
  7. Coops, Runs and Housing
    Anyone know if this type of cat litter would be safe for the coop floor? It is very low dust and has no silica. I want to use sand but can't find sand without silica in it! I thought about pea gravel but that seems like it might be too big...
  8. Introductions
    Hello, Here's a link to a video tour of my coop: I live in Mountain View, California. Google, LinkedIn and Microsoft are just down the street from my house. I remember when I first moved here there was a feed store downtown. That building is now home to a start-up and the employees probably...
  9. General Chicken Discussion
    Anyone have advice or pictures of a bear (black) proof coop. Thanks!
  10. Coops, Runs and Housing
    Does anyone know if chopped up corn stalks make good bedding material? We use the deep bedding method and have been using pine shavings which are rather expensive and we would like to find an aternative to either replace or at least supplement the shavings.
  11. Coops, Runs and Housing
    I acquired some free chickens and I didnt have a Place to keep them so I scrounged up some Junk and Made a Chicken coop with it I will post some photos Asap but for now I made a Video today and put it on youtube The Video is at this Link Let me know what you guys think
  12. Coops, Runs and Housing
    To help others with ideas and inspire new construction post some photos of the interior/inside of your chicken coop.
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