There are so many different types of roosts, which one is best for your coop? Does it really matter? Nope, your birds just need something to roost on at night that’s suitable & easy to clean. It can be an old ladder, maybe something cool you design from scrap lumber. Or… you can be creative and come up with something totally unique. Need a few ideas? View 50+ Roost Ideas
Why are Roosts Important?
It’s a natural instinct for chickens to look for a safe place to retire for the night. Not only are they protecting themselves from predators, but also inclement weather. Chickens sleeping in the nest box is something I like to discourage for hygiene reasons. Nest boxes are for laying eggs, roosts are for resting or sleeping.
Which drinker is right for your chickens? It depends on many factors to say the least. Convenience should certainly be considered, but keep in mind, there are a variety of different drinkers available for many different reasons.
For every need (or problem) someone has no doubt found a solution.
See all the different drinker types, get some ideas, and even learn how to make your own…
Both male and female chickens have fleshy growths at the tops of their heads called combs. Wattles are two oblong fleshy growths that hang below their chin. But what are they for? Continue Reading
View different types of chicken drinkers and find the ideal one that suits your flock’s needs. Whether you’re looking for a solution, researching options, or want to build your own system.