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Hello Nesting box. Goodbye old ugly dated furniture. Upcycling for the farm life!

Goodbye old ugly dated furniture. Upcycling for the farm life!

Nice nest boxes:  cheap, easy to hose out if they get nasty, easy to replace if they crack, etc.  I likey!

Nice nest boxes: cheap, easy to hose out if they get nasty, easy to replace if they crack, etc. I wonder if you could buy litter boxes?

Nesting boxes are where your chickens lay their eggs - or at least   where they  should  lay their eggs! By providing enough boxes that...

Nesting boxes are where your chickens lay their eggs - or at least where they should lay their eggs! By providing enough boxes that.

Keep Rodents out by planting mint around the coop. Spearmint, peppermint, wintergreen, even lemon balm all help deter mice. Sprinkle fresh or dried mint in the coop and nesting boxes year round.

Keep Rodents out by planting mint around the coop. Spearmint, peppermint, wintergreen, even lemon balm all help deter mice. Sprinkle fresh or dried mint in the coop and nesting boxes year round. (I am surrounding my house with mint.no more mice for me)

Herbs and Their Uses for Your Chickens' Health

Natural Chicken Keeping: Natural Lice and Mite Prevention: Using Herbs in the Nest Box. Includes a list of herbs to use.

Add herbs to nesting boxes to relax chickens and keep critters away: lavender, chamomile, peppermint, eucalyptus, marigold petals, catnip, diatomaceous earth and spearmint

Nesting Box Blend- let herbs and flowers help to keep your chickens pest free. Thanks Mary, I bought some of this and added it to my nesting boxes. The girls love it.

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Really like this roost bar design, link is inside chicken coop pictures - Bing Images

#Homestead #Rabbits - colony rabbitry.  I like this idea better - the cages with wire floors really bother me - know I sure wouldn't want to spend my life standing on wire... definitely want to try this method!

I like this idea better - the cages with wire floors really bother me - know I sure wouldn't want to spend my life standing on wire. definitely want to try this method!

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