The backyard chickens movement towards self-reliance and sustainability is sweeping the nation. If you have been considering joining in and raising a small flock of your own, you will need to know the basics of chicken keeping and what they need to be hap
This family didn't stop at designing their own chicken coop—they added DIY decorations too. Bonus: The cute "on the farm" sign lists the names of all its feathered residents. Get the tutorial at Redeem Your Ground, and learn more about the coop's desig
chickens in their DIY chicken tunnel. We live in a residential area, so to keep the chickens protected from hawks, dogs and other predators (and to keep them out of our neighbor's yard) we hook up their portable play-pen to the run and let them range.