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wire mesh skirts to keep out fox in The Hen House

Using Herbs in the Nest Box-not only smells nice and is healthy for the chickens to eat but it is a Natural Lice and Mite Prevention:

Natural Chicken Keeping: Natural Lice and Mite Prevention: Using Herbs in the Nest Box. Includes a list of herbs to use.

Recycle-up je oude melkpakken tot kleine planten kassen.

Fantastic idea - and to involve the boys! potting shed idea: reuse your milk packages! cut open, soil in it, seeds and write on the cutted piece what you're growing.

¿De que raza será esta gallina  que tiene tantas patitas?Je..je..

Baby chicks know where to go if things get scary. That's right - straight under mama's protective wings! Mother hens are every bit as fierce in guarding their babies as any mother grizzly.

Great way to recycle old cable spools!

Amazing idea for used wooden wire spools. Could be used for many small animals; bunnies, quail, chickens, pigeons, etc.

Grit and Oyster shell dispenser.

DIY feeder for grit and oyster shells! I am loving this idea:) Keep your chickens laying eggs with strong shells using this! Do any of you use something like this to give your chickens there grit or oyster shell?