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Cheap Chicken or Duck House

I found a great article on how to build a cheap chicken or duck house on the poultrykeeper.com website. I might try this out as I hope to get a few quails shortly and this might be the answer to my housing needs (although I already have 2 spare coops). If you would like to […]

Lengthening Days And Frisky Birds

t is great to see the stretch in the days now. When I get home from work the chickens are still out scratching around the garden

Hardy Birds

Despite the really cold weather here in Baldongan (although we seem to be escaping the very worst of it), the chickens are doing fine

Free Ranging

I started letting the birds range in the garden to take pressure off the runs. It is great having all ten layers and the five bantams clucking around the garden.

More Construction

I had read that chickens need a lot of space to range and that either one or several runs are required to meet their needs. I didn’t realise, however, that they would almost completely scratch up the original run in just two weeks! You can see from the pictures how they turned a nice green […]