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Aromatherapy for chickens! Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:

Aromatherapy for chickens! Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:

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

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

Nesting box from old dresser for chickens

Introducing New Chickens to the Flock Step by Step

Owner of image says, "We built this poop board under our roost as an after thought. We wanted to maximize use of space by adding the "chicken jail" below that. We use it for transitioning new or young chickens into the group, broodies, injured, etc. It has turned out to be our favorite feature of the coop. The stall dry in the poop board makes cleaning a breeze (scoop like cat litter), tackles odor, and keeps mites and bugs away."

Owner of image says, "We built this poop board under our roost as an after thought. We wanted to maximize use of space by adding the "chicken jail" below that. We use it for transitioning new or young chickens into the group, broodies, injured, etc. It has turned out to be our favorite feature of the coop. The stall dry in the poop board makes cleaning a breeze (scoop like cat litter), tackles odor, and keeps mites and bugs away."

Instead of stones, fill it with twine, small twigs, etc.... for birds to build nests

Instead of stones, fill it with twine, small twigs, etc.... for birds to build nests

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