Chicken and Poultry Housing & Runs

Sussex Hen HouseThese articles are all about housing your new chickens. Whether it be a small trio or a larger flock. The articles will help guide you on chicken and poultry housing.

DIY Chicken Coop Planning - Building Your Own Chicken Coop

DIY Chicken Coop Planning - Building Your Own Chicken Coop

If you are thinking of keeping chickens, the most cost-effective way of housing them to your own specification is to build your own chicken coop or convert an existing shed. There is no perfect coop but there are a few best-practice rules of thumb that...
Poultry Housing - Chicken Coops Checklist

Poultry Housing - Chicken Coops Checklist

Poultry Housing - Chicken Coops Checklist Check the coop's timber Has it has been treated so that it will stand up to the weather? Tanalized, protimized or cuprinoled timber are popular choices. Pressure treatment is the most effective because...
Poultry Housing - Chicken Fencing & Protection

Poultry Housing - Chicken Fencing & Protection

Poultry & Chicken Fencing If chickens are in a garden with a substantial fence around it, and there is a family dog in residence, the fox is unlikely to take a chance and pay a visit. He will try somewhere easier. Having said that, every poultry...
Poultry Housing - The Chicken Run

Poultry Housing - The Chicken Run

The Chicken Run Most small houses will have a run, either built on or available as an optional extra from the manufacturer. It is a good idea to buy the house and run from the same manufacturer because they will fit easily together. Some manufacturers...
Poultry Housing - Where to Buy Chicken Coops

Poultry Housing - Where to Buy Chicken Coops

Poultry Housing (Chicken Coops) - Where and When to Buy Chicken Coops The best time to buy a house is before the chickens arrive, but you would be surprised how many people buy on impulse, at a show for example, and then bring them home where there...

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