Posts Tagged ‘flock’

Our Homemade Watering System Under $65 Dollars

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My husband built this chicken coop tractor for me in 2009 for my *throat clearing* 43rd birthday, providing a portable water source was important. We needed to it to provide water for the flock wherever we parked it on the farm, hold enough water so that fillings were infrequent, and be easy to fill and maintain. He did an excellent job in design and function. Other than adding a tee connector to run lines to the rooster and breeding yards, we’ve made no changes and have only made minor repairs a couple of times.

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Can You Predator Proof Your Flock?

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Can you make your chickens predator proof? Of course, the answer is Yes and No. As with most all other issues in life, the question of predator proofing is relative to the situation. Protecting their flocks from predators is a top priority for most poultry keepers. If you’ve ever had the misfortune of having your flock attacked by some predator, then you know how devastating it can be.

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