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Chicken Coop Designs and Plans

chicken coop designsKnowing how to build a chicken house can be very rewarding. It can also save you money in the process. But there are some important details you should be aware of before you begin. To obtain the best results, take time to get all the facts pertaining to chicken coop designs and plans.

There is nothing more frustrating than following a set of chicken house plans and then realizing you neglected to add some essential feature. By building it right the first time around, you will save yourself the aggravation of having to pay for another and spend more time doing it. Continue reading

Homemade Egg Incubators – High Quality-Low Cost

homemade egg incubatorAre looking for information about homemade egg incubators that actually work well but don’t cost a bundle? If so, you need to check around for the best available information. Buying a ready-made incubator can be expensive. But, if you build your own, the costs will be considerably less.

To save money, building your own incubator is a good option. You just need to find instructions that meets your expectations. To find a detailed guide in a step-by-step format, you will need to do some research. But it is possible to find one that will be the best in terms of cost and hatching rate. Continue reading

Building a Mobile Chicken Coop

building a mobile chicken coopThere are many benefits to building a mobile chicken coop over a large stationary chicken coop. Before deciding which is best for you, do a little research before you begin. Then you won’t be sorry later. Finding out all the details beforehand will help you make a better decision.

The cost of building a mobile chicken coop is a lot less than building one of the larger types. If you have some leftover building materials from another project, these may come in useful. If you need to buy some, it won’t be as expensive as a stationary coop.

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Building a Chicken Coop the Quick and Easy Way

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If you are planning on building a chicken coop, you probably think that it will take a few weeks to finish it. But, once you know the right techniques, accomplishing this task successfully will only take a few days.  Finding  some easy but well laid out plans and designs from a reliable source may not be easy. You just need to look in the right place.

To make sure you get it right the first time, here are some important tips to follow before you begin.

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Finches as Pets

Gouldian FinchesFinches are small, lively, beautiful birds with vivid coloring. Finches as pets are popular and fun to watch flying around in their cages. They can have a lifespan of up to 5 to 10 years and longer, if well cared for.

Finch care is fairly low maintenance and the pleasure they bring vastly outweighs it. Three of the varieties are gouldian, zebra, and society finches, which are all different in behavior and looks. Continue reading

Building a Chicken Coop

chicken coopIf you are thinking about buying chickens, it would be a good choice as they can make extremely good pets. They can be very friendly and quite enjoyable when handled correctly. With food rewards, they can be trained and become quite tame. If you are thinking of getting pet chickens, you may want to consider building a chicken coop yourself.

Before you start planning to build a house for your chickens, there are certain things you must consider beforehand. Building a chicken coop can be fun and can save you money, but preparing a design is a must if you want your chickens to be comfortable. Depending on the size of your coop, and with the correct techniques, one can be built fairly quickly and successfully.

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Parrots: Are They for You?

parrotsEven though parrots make good companions and are beautiful birds, you really need to consider what it takes to have one for a pet.

Are you are thinking about getting a parrot for companionship? If so, find out what it involves to care for one of these lovely creatures before your purchase. A parrot is not a bird that you can just put in a cage and talk to once in a while. This treatment will soon take its toll on your pet.  It will need loving care, and commitment of your time, if you want it to live a long and happy life.

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