Introducing Chickens to an Existing Flock

Tips to Help Minimize the Drama

Haven’t ever brought new chickens to an existing flock? Well, this can be an experience you won’t forget any time soon.
Best to understand the pecking order now before you learn the hard way… Continue Reading

Step by Step Process of Introducing a New Chicken to an Existing Semi-Confined Flock

Anybody who raises chickens knows the drama of adding a new bird… and that’s where I am now.  My 2014 Silkie chicks have been in plain sight of an established flock since they were 7 weeks old. Does that mean they’ll all get along? Heck no! Continue Reading

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Tour TBN’s Chicken Keeping Set-up

When raising chickens, discovering what works and what doesn’t is dictated entirely by individual circumstance. Chicken keepers have to consider space limitations, climate, purpose, and convenience. Most of us learn by trial and error, but the way I see it, that’s half the fun of raising chickens!
Here’s our set-up in the desert southwest. Suitable for mild winters, and temperatures reaching 115+ in summer.

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Considering Backyard Chickens? Watch These Three How-to Videos First

All the basics are addressed in these videos. Good information on housing, feeding, and egg handling.  Have a look, then decide if chicken keeping is for you.

Backyard chickens can be fun, but without a proper set-up, keeping just a few hens can become a big headache. Avoid mistakes right from the start. Build it right… because in the end, you’ll pay for it anyway.

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Creative Chicken Set-up Ideas

Choosing a Chicken Coop

It’s fun setting up a chicken coop, here’s over 1,000 ideas to make your coop more functional and easier to maintain. Be creative, you’ll be spending lots of time with your chickens, make it a place you want to be too.

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