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The roosting poles were inserted as we built up the straw bale coop

Within the Gravity Chicken Run, we needed a place for our chickens that was warm in winter and cool in summer. We also wanted it to be super easy to clean, ...

Mulching the garden with a thick layer of straw.

We had organic straw delivered to our homestead for our straw bale chicken coops

Nearly all three levels of the straw bale chicken coop are in place

Hay bale and hoop winter chicken house, shown here without the hoop cover. Hay bales provide insulation and material for composting to generate heat.

For the roof we used simple 2 by 4s for rafters

Our finished straw bale chicken coop for the winter

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Winter Hay Bale Coop

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Tips For Keeping Your Chickens Alive In The Winter. Keeping ChickensRaising ChickensHay BalesStraw BalesHobby FarmsChicken CoopsChicken ...

My Redneck Straw Bale Cold Frame.

Within the Gravity Chicken Run, we needed a place for our chickens that was warm in winter and cool in summer. We also wanted it to be super easy to clean, ...

The nesting boxes are backed by a window pane and kept in place with another straw

20 bales of hay doesn't go very ...

Winter Hen Coop

Winter Hay

Save yourself some money feeding your livestock this winter by setting up a hay feeder that reduces waste.

The actual roof is another layer of straw bales

Learn about making your own hay. If you have access to a patch of hay land, the equipment and you'd like to produce the best possible forage for you pets ...

There is quite the debate out there about what is the best flooring in the coop and folks ask me what is best sand vs. straw or shavings.

For the nesting boxes we built simple wooden bunks

Making your own hay bales - I wondered how I'd do it without fancy

An extension cord was placed down first before the first level of straw bales

hook eyes and clips are used to keep the fencing in place

What Do You Use On the Floor of the Coop?

14 Thoughts on Heating the Chicken Coop in Winter

Picking up a load of free hay from our neighbor (and admiring his views). It's a symbiotic relationship…we get the hay needed to build our coop, ...

Joe's Garden Journal: Building a Hoop Coop, How to construct an inexpensive open bottom poultry pen.

Straw Bale Gardening

The Hidden Dangers of Straw Bale Gardening

I wanted to talk a little bit about what we are doing here on the farm to make winter chores a little bit easier, and how we are doing our best to ...

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This is an exciting and much needed project. The purpose of this barn will be to feed and shelter the cattle in the winter ...

And believe it or not, snow is a wonderful insulator. Think igloos... so if you have a considerable amount of snow, shovel it up against the coop.

Winterizing The Chicken House - Multipurpose Insulation

hay vs straw vs hay

You have probably never thought to ask yourself, “What is the difference between straw and hay?” In fact, most people tend to use the words synonymously.

We spruced up the laying boxes with some homemade flags.

You have probably never thought to ask yourself, “What is the difference between straw and hay?” In fact, most people tend to use the words synonymously.

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When I moved into my new Philadelphia rowhouse, I was determined to grow the vegetable garden that had eluded me all those years in a cramped Manhattan ...

Although it looks terrible this is just the middle stages of prepping the garden. The birds are spreading and scratching through the mulch and dropping ...

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We've got about 5-6″ of loose stuff on the floor of our chicken run. Underneath that, it's black gold.

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Bales of hay

And pictured here is the start of my second straw bale garden

As winter approaches, it's important to winterize your coop by adding a thick layer of fresh straw (or using the Deep Litter Method), covering the windows ...

One of the best DIY coops (with photos and instructions) that I've

The week started with collecting straw bales from the Ghost Encounters events and spreading the straw in a thick layer over the newly planted garlic.

When its winter the jobs in the chicken coop don't stop. The coop flooring requires more attention in the rainy weather to ensure your poultry's health.

A shed. See that cute little red and white shed back there? That's Red Door Coop Shed. The front.

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... off I went to the local farm supply coop for straw and fertilizer. I wound up with 18 bales of straw, on the driveway in the sunniest spot in the yard.

Winter winds are howling and a good old fashioned New England nor'easter is knocking on the door. Most residents are rushing to the grocery store to stock ...

Storm doors have a lot of benefits – they provide added insulation and more protection to the exterior door. They also offer more security for the home.

Winter time means more fences to be built and repaired and we let our chickens take a "vacation" and demolish our garden from the season.

“This hay is ready to cut,” he announced. Pop also explained that it was best to cut around 10 a.m. in the morning. As the sugars rise in the grass after ...

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You have probably never thought to ask yourself, “What is the difference between straw and hay?” In fact, most people tend to use the words synonymously.

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Long strands of clean straw make a lovely, rustic-looking nest for photographing eggs

Winter Chicken Coop Cleaning. DSC_0654 Timber Creek Farm

Clark is shortening a bale by cutting the wires, removing a few flakes and then twisting the wires together. We ended up having move the bales in the ...

The straw-based litter that's cleaned from the coop in the spring is nearly compost already. It will be put in with the “regular” compost that's turned a ...

If low on hay for feeding your livestock, try substitutes like corn stalk bales or another source of long-stem fiber.

Don't run out of hay for your livestock this winter. Plan ahead with this forage-stocking plan.

straw bale cold frame

Pick up straw bales at your local Farmers Coop. Straw has many uses in the in the fall and winter months. Create your autumn lawn display or use as extra ...

On extremely cold and blowy days, I keep the coop door closed, and the straw bale blocks any winds that might consider whistling in or under the door.

I parked it along our garage to block the west wind and I have straw bales all around the base to block the wind. After that big snow storm that hit us ...

3 Affordable Ways Of Storing Hay Even If You Live In The City Hay bales are iconic of farming ...

Chicken Coop

I like to have a layer of straw in the chicken run, too. For various reasons, we can't free range our chickens, and it didn't take long for the run to ...

A Time-Sequencing Plan for Straw Bale Gardens

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I had a lot of reluctance to keep my chickens during the winter season. My fears and false beliefs were altering my understanding of how chickens control ...

The valuable, four-legged farm animals such as calves and foals had their barn

The Mutiny Ranch Builds a Chicken Hay Fort!

A layer of straw keeps the run from becoming a mud wallow after heavy rains—and some straw strewn on light snow encourages the girls out of the coop for ...

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Our rooster approves of the straw bale chicken coop

Today I'm going to share how the Coturnix quail handle winter when the temperatures drop in the south, it might surprise you.

Winter time means more fences to be built and repaired and we let our chickens take a "vacation" and demolish our garden from the season.

I ...

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