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For getting rid of the sawdust.  Great idea.

For getting rid of the sawdust. Great idea for cleaning out the chicken coop a little more easily.

How to Rid your Chicken Coop of Flies.  Sticky fly traps.  Hang on OUTSIDE of the coo[ so chickens don't get tangled up in it.

How to Get Rid of Flies in the Chicken Coop

I wonder if this would work in a rabbit house: How to Rid your Chicken Coop of Flies - ImaginAcres

How to use wood ashes for your chickens.

We know that chickens love and need to dust bathe, so I provide them with wood ashes and sand for bathing. I use it on the floor of the chicken coop, but I'm sure that dry soil would work, too.

Once Upon a Plate: Hen House Update

Photo shows details of passive ventilation in chicken coop. Link is to a journal entry with photos and technical details of hen house under construction.

2 Ingredient Chicken Coop Sanitizer - Super easy way to keep your chickens safe and healthy

2 Ing. Chicken Coop Sanitizer

Building a Chicken Coop - 2 Ingredient Chicken Coop Sanitizer - Super easy way to keep your chickens safe and healthy Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Very nice large chicken coop - has 3 interior rooms, so has space to separate flock.  Has two runs, one on each side of the coop.  Very cool!

Big Coop

Very nice large chicken coop - has 3 interior rooms, so has space to separate flock. Has two runs, one on each side of the coop. Enough room for rabbit hutches too.

Coop in use with poop board - under my roosts.  Love the ease of cleaning - open the door and scrape it right into a bucket!  It is installed on 2x2's and can be slid forward into the coop.  It also removes for easy cleaning.  It is covered in vinyl flooring so I usually just scrape it with a drywall taping knife - 9" wide does the trick in no time.  Takes a minute to get all the poo!

Kichohanas Chicken Coop

keep roosting area to one side of coop & make a door that opens from the outside for easy cleaning. Use sand under roost mixed with diatomaceous earth to keep external parasites down. Also feed diatomaceous earth to chickens to keep internal parasites un

How do deal with wasps in the chicken coop - BURN IT DOWN AND BUILD A NEW ONE

Wasps in the Chicken Coop

How do deal with wasps in the chicken coop. My coop currently has a nest of wasps!

small chicken coop for bantams | http://creativecoops.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/03/K201-Med.-with-pen ...

Hardware cloth 1/2" 19 gauge Or Chicken wire?

Building A Chicken Coop - Simple Chicken Coop - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort.  Great ideas, including sand as bedding, "pooper scooper," ACV, and dropping boards.

5 Tips for a Cleaner Coop with Less Effort

Make a litter scoop for sand bedding with hardware cloth and a garden rake. The Chicken Chick: Chicken Coop Bedding: Sand, the Litter Superstar

Pet Chickens: Got FLIES? Vanilla Scented Christmas Trees in the Chicken Coop

Got FLIES? Vanilla Scented Christmas Trees in the Chicken Coop

Ok Sissy. Have tou tried trees? 15 Tips to Reduce FLIES In & Around the Chicken Coop -- Community Chickens (pictured: vanilla scented air fresheners, some chicken-keepers swear by them)

The ramp in the run is removable (for cleaning convenience and etc.).  The two eyebolts on the ramp have been modified into hooks by sawing a little off with hacksaw.  Two more eyebolts are screwed into the door frame to hold the ramp up.  Shouldn't be able to slip or fall off, but still relatively easy to remove when you want to.

Wichita Cabin Coop

Wichita Cabin Coop - BackYard Chickens Community - Or maybe make it hinged and flip down, flip up with a lockable latch for the chicken's door.

Brooder box in coop with nesting box below. I just built a permanent brooder box in my coop, and I was in love with it, until I saw the great use of vertical real estate used here. I am certain I will dismantle it eventually so I can raise it up and add nests below. I put my chicks in the coop brooder at 4 weeks and keep a lamp on them for an additional two weeks. This design Makes so much sense. <3 this idea to the moon and back.

Brooder Box / Nesting boxes below, inside a coop.

Building a Chicken Coop Chicken feeder #purelypoultry - by placing a cone inside the can it pushes the food to the sides making it easier for the chickens Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Building a Chicken Coop Chicken feeder #purelypoultry - by placing a cone inside the can it pushes the food to the sides making it easier for the chickens Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

Project Freedom Ranger: Hoop House Build

Building A Chicken Coop - Project Freedom Ranger: Hoop House Build - Building a chicken coop does not have to be tricky nor does it have to set you back a ton of scratch.

DIY Chicken Tunnel-design a specific area for the chickens to walk through the garden.

22 Low-Budget DIY Backyard Chicken Coop Plans

Fb friends' shared idea: make the chicken's area a tunnel, which fruit vines grow over, they're under, providing fertilizer & keeping up with bugs & weeds.

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