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Build Your Own Chicken House - But Don't Forget the Windows!

Build Your Own Chicken House - But Don't Forget the Windows!

Chicken farming is a fantastic way to produce one (or two) foods for your family and in these times it is great to know where your food has come from without paying the exorbitant prices that some supermarkets seem to charge for the privilege. When you build your own chicken house you can also turn
Basic Steps For Building Your Poultry Coops

Basic Steps For Building Your Poultry Coops

Building a good quality hen house to begin with will give you the added benefits of easy maintenance and a more comfortable environment for your flock to live. There are many great plans to choose from, it will just depend on the space and time that you want to put into your new coop.
Makeshift Chicken Coops For Backyard Poultry

Makeshift Chicken Coops For Backyard Poultry

Designing a chicken coop in your backyard is an engaging and rewarding thing to do. However it turns into a nightmare for many people as they wonder on and on what will be best for them or whether the finished coop that they will make will suit their requirements.
Easy Chicken Coops Can Be Built For Little Outlay in No Time by Using The Right Plans

Easy Chicken Coops Can Be Built For Little Outlay in No Time by Using The Right Plans

If you want to provide some amazing quality chicken housing for a reasonable outlay there are some fantastic easy chicken coops that you can build, no hassle. I have found such a variety all available at the touch of a button and they all look pretty awesome and better still will not cost the earth
Small Chicken Coops - Building Tips

Small Chicken Coops - Building Tips

Some useful tips on building your own small chicken coops. Ensure you plan well beforehand.
How To Farm Cattle - 5 Things To Remember Before You Start To Rear Cattle

How To Farm Cattle - 5 Things To Remember Before You Start To Rear Cattle

Cattle farming is now one of the most sought farming activities by people. This is because cattle farming can bring a lot of profit. The demand for beef and milk does not go down so people consider cattle farming as one of the most stable farming activities.
The Trouble With Chick House Designs

The Trouble With Chick House Designs

Most of the search engines will simply provide you with chicken house designs but these will usually not be specific-for-chick house design. This trouble with chick house designs can be answered by just taking a chicken house design for young chickens and modify them to consolidate the special needs
Making a Safer Homemade Chicken Coop

Making a Safer Homemade Chicken Coop

Raising chicken entails the responsibility of providing them a safer home chicken coop to live in. This should provide them with better shelter suitable for laying eggs and allowing them to live happily and safely free from predators.
Portable Chicken Coops - 3 Important Reasons For Using a Portable Chicken Coop

Portable Chicken Coops - 3 Important Reasons For Using a Portable Chicken Coop

The best option to go with if you're only planning on keeping a small flock of chickens in your backyard is a portable chicken coop. Most will comfortably hold 2-4 chickens in happy laying conditions. There are many types available but they can be expensive so why not consider building your own
Pot Belly Pig - How This Great Pet Can Be Trained With Ease

Pot Belly Pig - How This Great Pet Can Be Trained With Ease

A pot belly pig may not like being touched or held too much, particularly for the babies. But as they grow, they love to be with the people who take care of them. They feel comfortable sitting on their laps while they are being touched, and especially when you stroke their belly.
Tips to Building Custom Built Barns

Tips to Building Custom Built Barns

There are many options for you to consider when you want to get a barn that will act as a stable for your horses; there are modular barns, prefabricated barns, prebuilt barns and shed row horse barns to consider. However, if you want something special for your horse, you could consider getting a cus
How to Build a Chicken Coop - Design Your Own Or Use Ready-Made Poultry Shed Plans?

How to Build a Chicken Coop - Design Your Own Or Use Ready-Made Poultry Shed Plans?

Are you keeping chickens to save money on buying eggs at the supermarket? If so you probably want to save more money by building your own chicken coop rather than buying one ready-made. So your choice is, do you build your chicken coop from scratch or should you use a range of easily available, inex
Breeding Ducks - What Are the Advantages to Breed Ducks

Breeding Ducks - What Are the Advantages to Breed Ducks

Ducks belong to the same family unit as geese and swans in waterfowl. There are about 150 species of ducks. Since ducks are wild water birds, the general notion is that breeding ducks must be challenging. This is far from accurate. Ducks have been domesticated and strains produced to cause it easier
Building a Chicken Run - Planning to Keep Your Chickens Safe

Building a Chicken Run - Planning to Keep Your Chickens Safe

There are two elements to keeping a flock of chickens protected from both the elements and the various natural predators. One is having a safe and secure coop that they can get out of the weather in and the other is a well built outside run where they can get fresh air and exercise. When it comes to
Possible Problems Encountered In Raising Cattle

Possible Problems Encountered In Raising Cattle

If you are planning to raise cattle for farming or business purposes, you must determine first your purpose and what breed of cattle would you like to grow. Because each breed of cattle has different needs to attend to. If you don't know the kind of cattle you have then it will be a big head ac
Beginner Guidelines on Raising Your Very Own Meat Pigs for Good Returns in Investment

Beginner Guidelines on Raising Your Very Own Meat Pigs for Good Returns in Investment

When taking the decision to get into raising pigs for meat one has to remember that raising swine needs more deliberation then you can think. There are a lot of things to consider before you begin your journey in raising this livestock. Below is a list of the things a beginner farmer should consider
Building the Best Pig House - The Best Way for Raising Pigs

Building the Best Pig House - The Best Way for Raising Pigs

The best way of obtaining a pig house is to provide your pigs with a house, which can keep them comfortable in various seasons. The best ones are built from either concrete or bricks since you can clean them easily. However, there are also some which are made of wood surrounded with a wire mesh. The
Chicken Hutch - Build a Chicken Hutch Myself?

Chicken Hutch - Build a Chicken Hutch Myself?

Want to build a chicken hutch for your chickens but you don't know how you can do this? Well basically, you have to keep in mind 2 things. What do my chickens need from a coop, and how will I actually build a coop myself?
How to Construct a Chicken Coop in No Time!

How to Construct a Chicken Coop in No Time!

Chicken coops can be really fun to build, and can be a great activity to share with family. However, building a chicken coop is not quite as easy as cutting some wood and getting some wire. If you are looking at how to construct a chicken coop the correct way, then their are many more factors that y
Poultry Raising - How To Start Your Own Chicken Farm

Poultry Raising - How To Start Your Own Chicken Farm

Raising chickens can give you a lot f benefits. If you start growing your own fowl in your backyard, you will be guaranteed to have fresh poultry products. Aside from having fresh chicken eggs, these animals are also great in controlling pest and weeds. These are the reasons why many chose to raise