Tag: chicken coops

Sep 22

The Best Way to Keep a Chicken Coop Clean

A clean chicken coop is essential for the health of your flock. Dirty coops not only encourage disease and pests, they also stink and become a potential health hazard to humans (as well as making your neighbors unhappy). Keeping a clean coop doesn’t have to take a lot of work. Here are some of the …

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Oct 04

How to Determine How Much Space Your Chickens Need in Their Coop

To determine how much space you’ll need for your chickens is a matter of very simple mathematics. The more chickens you have, the more space you’ll need. A simple rule of thumb, when figuring your space requirements is to use this basic formula: 1 chicken + 4 square feet of chicken coop space + 4 …

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