Housing essentials 1#

I've been sent quite a few chicken coop designs and prototypes over the years to put through their paces and do some field trials on. Some are quite innovative and you can see how the designer has applied themselves to a particular problem or niggle poultry keepers have commented on. Frequently you encounter solutions to these problems that genuinely do work …

Chicken Nests

Bird nests come in a wide variety of forms. There are those that build on platforms, others create hanging nests, some are cup shaped huddled away in the shrub, whereas some prefer to use burrows or tunnels. We provide nest boxes for our chickens, fill them with straw or shavings and the chickens (usually) lay …