Make a healthy salad necklace/garland.
Use a feather duster to mimic a mama hen’s warmth.
Put some seeds, dried fruits, or veggies in a wiffle ball and let your chickens peck their hearts out.
Make «magic water» for your baby chicks — a concoction of warm water, honey, apple cider vinegar, and smashed garlic.
For a calcium-rich alternative to oyster shells, bake and crush egg shells instead.
Build a mess-free chicken feeder with a plastic bucket.
Make your own chicken egg incubator for under $20, using a styrofoam crate and a light bulb.
Keep your chickens healthy with this all-natural, immune-boosting blend that will keep parasites away.
These PVC chicken feeders are cheap, simple, and actually kind of attractive.
Give your chickens a taste of summer with this corn cob on a wire.
A simple roasting pan can be turned into a cooling ice bath for your chickens.
Leftover lobster carcasses make great chicken treats (cooked only).
Plant perennials, like currants and gooseberries, for free chicken food.
You can do something similar with a head of cabbage.
This might sound wild, but hanging an old CD from twine could keep wild birds like sparrows out of your chicken coop.
You can hack your chicken eggs to make the yolks more yellow by feeding them marigolds.
Repurpose a rabbit/guinea pig hay ball to create a hanging treat.
Use some strong tree branches to supplement your chicken gym.
Put a mirror in the run.
Repurpose old tires to use as easy DIY dust baths.
Drill some holes into plastic water bottles filled with corn.
Water + vinegar + lemongrass essential oil in a spray bottle is your ultimate DIY chicken coop cleaner and deodorizing spray.
Freeze corn (or chopped berries) for a yummy summer treat.
This DIY no-waste feeder cost less than $25 and took less than 20 minutes to put together.
Make an A-frame cover for your chickens’ water cooler so that 💩 doesn’t get in their water.
Use an old tent and bring your hens inside when the winter gets too rough.
Grow sprouts from seeds is a low-cost way to get lots of nutrition into your chickens’ feed.
Throw in a rotting tree stump for an easy DIY chicken perch.
Fill empty kitty litter buckets or ice buckets with pine shavings to create nest boxes.
Make a fodder system using cheap plastic bins from Target.
What do you do to keep your chickens happy and healthy? Tell us in the comments!
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