Chuck Wagon

We recently refitted the Winnebeggo to include a lot of new roost bars that were needed to accommodate all the …

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Little Hoop House on the Prairie

Look!  We built that. It’s really not so big of an accomplishment, having now built one I can assert that …

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Chicks are here!

We’ve been working hard to get our new brooder house setup because today was the deadline.  Today is chick day. …

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Pastured Poultry Pen v3.0

As our farm continues to grow we find ourselves outgrowing some of the equipment that we started with.  This time …

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Mega-Waterer v2.1

As much as I wanted to like the new Mega-Waterer 2.0, it was giving me problems. Despite my best efforts, …

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Community Nest Boxes

So the sharp-eyed among you may have noticed some new nest boxes gracing the walls of our chicken coop this …

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Chicken Coop Stocking Density

Stocking density: lower must be better, right? Most of the certifying bodies that address “humane” livestock production, in this specific …

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Egg Season

Well, here we are on the other side of the winter solstice.  The days are just beginning to get longer …

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Winter Chicken Accommodations

With winter coming on (though very slow to arrive this year) we’ve moved the chickens into their winter abode, the …

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Portable Roost Bars

With a few hundred more chickens than we had last winter we’ve run out of roost space in our chicken …

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