We’ve been researching raising chickens in our tiny suburban backyard. We really want a more self-sufficient lifestyle knowing we can’t fully be there for where we live to get as far into it as we possibly can until our situation changes to where we can buy the property and live that lifestyle more effectively. To maximize the effectiveness of growing and keeping chickens, I ran across this graphic of helpful hints and thought on building your chicken coop!
46 Ideas for Building Your Chicken Coop
This infographic sums up what you need to know. It is very informative. Thanks to chickenchecklists.com for permission to repost the graphic. Now, it makes it easier for you to build yours. Make sure to build your own! Try it out!
More Ideas when Raising Chickens
Raising chickens can be challenging especially in climates where even humans have a hard time living. With that being said, here are some tips on how to raise them in cold climates.
Are you looking for ideas on how to build your own chicken tractor? I got news for you. My dad used to build his own to save a lot. Here is his version of the DIY Chicken Tractor.
Here are some additional resources:
- The Secret to Keeping Your Nesting Box Clean via FreshEggsDaily.com
- Storye’s Guide to Raising Chickens
- All You Need to Know About Nesting Boxes
- Fresh Eggs Daily: Raising Happy, Healthy Chickens… Naturally by Lisa Steele
- The Backyard Chicken Forum
- Small Chicken Coop
If you are planning to raise chickens, or perhaps you are already doing so but not very effective in it, this article will be of use to you. I believe that you make progress when you become diligent in raising them. Now go… go and plan great things and start raising some chickens!
Tom is a Marketing & Communications graduate interested in nature, gardening, agriculture, and traveling. For the last decade, Tom has turned his hobbies into a full-time job, creating useful resources and guides for all our readers. If he is not working on his next article, you will find Tom spending quality time with family or taking care of his own back garden.
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