Monthly Archives: December 2013

Easy DIY Nest Box

  Our little chickies have been laying eggs like crazy!  I was told not to expect much this winter because the days are short, and hens typically don’t lay as much in the winter.  Well, our hens didn’t get the message.  Today 11 of our 15 hens laid eggs.  That’s nearly 7 dozen a week […]

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Building a Chicken Coop: Part 3

**This is part 3 of a 4 part series.  Click here to read part 1 and here for part 2**   The chicken coop was missing one major element after we completed part 2: a chicken run!  Our girls (and boy) need a place to run around.   We were temporarily using the dog kennel as a […]

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