Frank Hyman humorously shows us how to make two different types of DIY poultry feeders that are inexpensive and efficient. I enjoy having chickens as long as I don’t feel like I’m working for them. I especially like chickens when I can go on vacation for two weeks without worrying about them. But there are concerns about whether they have enough food when we’re on vacation.
3 Free Articles Remaining (through 06/24/19) Login or Subscribe For Full Access Now Frank Hyman has a degree in horticulture and design and in his youth worked as an integrated pest-management scout in Beaufort, SC. He is also the author of Hentopia: Create Hassle-Free Habitat for Happy Chickens; 21 Innovative Projects. In his seasonal “Vegetable Feast” column, Frank shares his favorite timely gardening tips with readers of Paleo Magazine. Learn more about Frank at GreatGardenSpeakers.com.
Frank Hyman shares plans and instructions for a practical (and cute) poultry nesting box. A lot of thought went into the design and construction of our coop’s nest box. It’s such an important feature that my wife, Chris – the livestock manager – asked me – the facilities manager – to install a stepping stone path leading up to it. We wanted something inviting and cozy for the hens that would also be easy to gather eggs from and to clean.
@mwollan How to clip a chicken's wings (painlessly for both of you!). You only have to clip one wing--when they can't fly straight, they stop flying and can't get over your fence into your neighbor's yard full of dogs! firstname.lastname@example.org