Will Chickens Stop Laying Eggs if the Coop is Dirty?

It was a coop cleaning weekend around here and let me tell you, that is a chore that feels so good to have done! 

While chickens are one of my favorite animals on the planet, they are messy Chickens love to scratch around their bedding and this creates so much dust Honestly? It’s a little crazy to me how much dust they can create


Benefits of Lemongrass & Eucalyptus Essential Oils in Chicken Coops

If you’ve been around here long enough, it’s no secret that Coop Recuperate is hands down my favorite product for our coop bedding Part of the reason I got back into backyard chickens was because of this product!

Before Coop Recuperate, I hated the smell of backyard chickens They poop a bunch, create a lot of dust and just don’t smell fantastic Coop Recuperate changes all

Tips for Reducing Flies in the Coop

Flies are a constant nuisance, especially in backyards where you have livestock  Chickens don’t attract a huge amount of flies when compared to larger livestock like cattle or pigs, but they will still attract flies  Thankfully, there are a few simple ways to keep the annoying flies at bay

One of the first steps to reducing flies is to keep the coop and run clean  Flies are scavengers and feed on feces, decaying things and anything gross  If you keep the coop cleaned out, you’ll reduce the feed supply for flies around the coop  Remove poop daily  Poop in the