Posts Tagged ‘chicken predators’

Cats and Chickens Can Be Buddies…… April 25, 2018 14 Comments

Seriously, cats and chickens, seemingly mortal foes, can be good buddies! A bit over a year ago, my ten year chicken dream was finally realized. Four, seven-week-old pullets came home to our Tennessee hillside. My husband had built a fine coop and it was predator proofed to the max.  Said girls were named —names that […]

4 things you can do to protect a rural flock November 22, 2015 5 Comments

Chickens are so easy to raise that they fit almost anywhere. Many are in small suburban backyards where predator loads are smaller, and flocks are a little easier to protect. However, some of us live on larger, wilder land and have to deal with an additional variety of predators that would love a good chicken […]

4 Point Daily Coop Damage Inspection July 11, 2014 3 Comments

It’s the one thing most people forget, but it’s also something that should be done daily make sure your flock is safe! It doesn’t take long; it will probably take 2 minutes or less. What is it? A daily coop damage inspection should be a part of your regular maintenance routine!  Having a predator-secure coop is […]