Clance McDonald on November 26th, 2010

I have three Old English Game bantams. I bought them as Layers and it took a while for them to get laying, but when the time and season finally came, my lovely little girls started leaving me the most dainty eggs. It felt like a millennia, from when I picked them up and took them [...]

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Clance McDonald on November 25th, 2010

My next door neighbour has just finished building a chicken coop. It is in the front yard of his house and the thing I thought was most interesting about his chicken coop plans was that the chicken run section did not use any traditional fencing. No pickets, no chicken wire. Instead, he made a barrier [...]

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Clance McDonald on September 17th, 2009

I’ve had a lot of emails from folks in the UK, in particular London, asking me for a recommendation for chicken coop plans to suit UK and its chilly climate.  See it’s coming into spring in the UK so there is a real spike in interest which is great.  The thing to remember is that [...]

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Clance McDonald on August 30th, 2009

In building a chicken coop, there are several things that folk don’t take under consideration, and they are generally things that will finish up injuring their chickens in the long run. Agree with it or not, there’s much more to creating a chicken coop than just building it and inserting your chickens, so let’s look [...]

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Clance McDonald on September 8th, 2008

This funny youtube video just goes to show that chickens really do like to nest and feel safe whilst doing so. Remember to add nesting boxes when working on your chicken coop plans. Chickens generally like these nests to be dark and from the looks of the chicken building her nest in this video, nice [...]

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