The City Chicken "Hello . . . Here is my newly constructed chicken camper-coop named "Egg-tra Special Chicken Camper" It cost about $450.00 to build, it holds 8-10 Chickens and can be towed around the yard with a lawn tractor. I enjoy building novelty chicken coops. I started few ago with a barn and silo and then added the John Deere Chicken Tractor. Even chickens like to go on retreats. Very fun spring project." Michael F. wrote, "Attached are pictures of my Seattle City Coop named "Le Grand Habitant". Crystal wrote, "Here is our urban chicken coop. "Dear Katy, This is my daughter's Chicken House. Kristen W. of Granite Bay, CA wrote, “We had an enormous surplus of building materials stacked up after an extensive remodel of our house. Crystal G. wrote: "Love, love, love your web site. “Katy, I love your website! "Hello Katy: I have to say how much I enjoyed your site and how helpful it was when I decided to get back in to raising a few chickens. ~~ A coop in Portland, Oregon ~~ Merry Christmas!
HIGH QUALITY MOBILE DELUXE COUNTRY CLUB WOOD CHICKEN TRACTOR FOR 12-18 BIRDS Ship to: United States Only Double Nesting Box ! Click here if you want this same coop with a run. Description: This house is made to a very high standard from 12mm tongue and grooved treated fir timber. Features: Solid wood raised floor. Added Bonus: 15 FREE BABY CHICKS This coop is just the right size for 15 new birds and we are giving them to you for free. Dimensions: Coop ( 64"D x 53"W x 44" H) Will Hold up to 12 Hens or 18 Bantams ( Very depends on breeds please see coop floor plan dimensions and make your own decisions ) Wood Stain color: Walnut Over size boxes ( Only ship by Freight ) Sorry can't ship to HI , AK , GUM , PR , VI , APO , FPO & PO BOX This is what one customer has done to his coop. Dont forget to pick up a Heavy Duty water nipple set (pack of 30) for the cleanest water and no mess. Works well on PVC / CPVC / water bucket or water bottle cap . Comes with Free WATERER NIPPLE INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO DOWNLOAD! Never Spills Or Fills With POOP! Highly recommend Restore Liquid Armor .
Chicken Fencing | Chicken Keeping | Store | Omlet US If you’re looking for some netting to fence in your chickens, this is a great choice. This handy fencing comes in green, to blend into your garden. It is available as a 12, 21, 32 & 42 metre roll and is very easy to put up and move about. spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreen shift + ←→slower / faster (latest Chrome and Safari) ←→seek . seek to previous 12…6 seek to 10%, 20%, …60% Give hens extra room for free-ranging! Omlet Netting and Eglu Go Omlet Netting blends perfectly with your garden. Omlet Netting is 25% higher than other brands of poultry netting. Omlet Netting is unobtrusive and doesn't spoil your view. Works brilliantly, even with larger breeds. I love my chickens but equally I love my garden and this netting provided the ideal solution. Looks Great In Your Garden The dark green fencing blends well amongst the flora and fauna of your garden, so it doesn’t stand out like a sore thumb and it is almost invisible from a distance. Blends into you garden. Easy To Put Up Over 50 in stock
"The Bungalow" Chicken Coop (Ships Free!) from My Pet Chicken Henhouse Dimensions: 49" wide (including nest box) x 34.5" deep x 42.5" high at tallest point Bird Capacity: 6 Nest Boxes: Three (13" deep x 16" high at highest) Total Roosting Space: 6' (three 2' roosts) Vents: Two slide-open vents open to 10.25" x 5", backed by 1/2" hardware cloth. Front Door: Slide-open door opens to 10.5" wide by 13" tall, with access ramp. Rear Door: Hinge-type door opens to 14" x 14.75" and has dual latches. Pull-out Droppings Tray: 3" deep metal-lined pan spans the floor of the house. Optional Run: Purchase up to four. Each is 51" long x 32" wide x 42" high at highest point. The Bungalow is modular &emdash meaning you can opt to use it in a standalone fashion, perhaps adding some of our portable electric poultry netting in order to contain your birds safely within a set area. The coop is easily accessed by two doors on each end of the building, both with dual latches for extra security. Two predator-proof latches on access points provide extra protection.
Pullet-Shut Automatic Chicken Door Chickendoors.com Installing the Pullet-Shut door to my coop was the smartest thing I've done in a long time. I'm not exactly what you would call a morning person and on weekends there are days when I didn't let my chickens out till "brunch" time. On weekdays there would be times that I didn't make it home to lock them in until way after dark. Being able to automate letting my chickens out in the morning and not having to worry about safely securing them at night has been a huge help... for them as well as for me. I opted for the PhotoSensor so I wouldn't have to reprogram the door when the days get shorter, as well as the solar panel and battery option because the coop is not near an outlet. Besides not being a morning person, it would be far fetched to call me a handyman or do-it-yourselfer. The door is very well built and closes very securely. A few months down the line I noticed that the door was not opening or shutting all the way. I called the good folks at chickendoors.com. To sum it up:
Automatic Chicken Coop Door Openers The Chicken Fountain | Chicken Waterer - clean water by design... Spruce the Coop Herbal Fusion Nest Box by TheChickenChickShop Chicken Coop Bedding: Sand, the Litter Superstar The material that covers the floor of a chicken coop is commonly referred to as “bedding,” which is more aptly termed “litter,” as chickens don’t sleep on the floor, they poop on it. Litter’s primary functions are to absorb moisture from droppings and water spills, keep odors down and facilitate coop cleaning. The most commonly used litter options are: wood shavings, wood horse stall pellets, sand, hay and straw. My first flock of chicks, their first day in the coop. Pine shavings were the recommendation I had seen most often when researching my litter choices. The reason I elected to use pine shavings over sand was that idea of fluffy shavings appealed to me aesthetically. So, when Facebook fan Kelly V enthusiastically recommend sand and suggested that I try it, I gave it some serious thought. Washed, construction grade sand is a better litter choice for the coop and run than play sand. THE ECONOMICS OF SHAVINGS versus SAND Little Deuce Coop Our 4'x6' coop References and further reading:
Cheery Chicks | Chicken waterer for backyard chickens, Chicken waterer for backyard chickens Welcome to Cheery Chicks Used as a waterer for chick and adult chicken, duck, quail, turkey, pigeon, plus check out our HANGING CHICKEN FEEDERS. A chicken is approximately fifty percent water, and an egg is comprised of about two-thirds water. Clean water is crucial for healthier chickens, better quality eggs, higher egg production, and cleaner meat. The Chicken Kooler chicken waterer is suitable for hydrating any backyard poultry. Zeolite Zeolite The microporous molecular structure of a zeolite, ZSM-5 Zeolites are microporous, aluminosilicate minerals commonly used as commercial adsorbents and catalysts. The term zeolite was originally coined in 1756 by Swedish mineralogist Axel Fredrik Cronstedt, who observed that upon rapidly heating the material stilbite, it produced large amounts of steam from water that had been adsorbed by the material. Based on this, he called the material zeolite, from the Greek ζέω (zéō), meaning "to boil" and λίθος (líthos), meaning "stone". Zeolites occur naturally but are also produced industrially on a large scale. Properties and occurrence A form of thomsonite (one of the rarest zeolites) from India Zeolites have a porous structure that can accommodate a wide variety of cations, such as Na+, K+, Ca2+, Mg2+ and others. Natural zeolites form where volcanic rocks and ash layers react with alkaline groundwater. Production Industrially important zeolites are produced synthetically.
Benefits of Powdered Zeolite 1. 100% safe and non-toxic at any level: All traces of the mineral are completely eliminated out of the body within 6 to 8 hours. It's safe for children, pets, pregnant women and nursing mothers. It is also safe to take with most medications (as long as they are not heavy metal based), but as always you should check with a medical professional first 2. 3. 4. 5. Questions about Zeolite... Mark's Blog: Building an automatic chicken door opener We recently got chickens and found them to be noisy in the morning because they wanted to be let out of their coop. Of course, we just wanted to sleep in. What we needed was an automatic door opener. Here's our 3 hens (Edna, Dora and the bantam Dotty). Click for more photos. Here's the chicken coop, with the addition of an automatic door opener. There are some (expensive) automatic chicken doors that are available for purchase, but I decided to design and make my own. Our chicken coop has a sideways opening door - this design could be applied to a vertical opening door. On opening the clock, I find that it uses a motor with an off-centre axle to actuate the bell ringer. The alarm clock used two 1.5V AA batteries, one was for the clock, the other was used to drive the alarm motor (obviously switched by the alarm activation). Instead I decided to go with a motor, and have it pull the door open using a string. That will cover opening the door, but how do I close the door.