World’s Cutest Nesting Box Curtains

It’s been a little while since I wrote about the chickens or about Villa Pollaio. It’s high time I rectified that! So today I’d like to talk to you about nesting box curtains. Now before you start rolling your eyes at me, there is actually a function to nesting box curtains. I didn’t just hang […]

Chicken Pedicures?

The other day when I was trying to entice Ouiser to use the new chicken swing I noticed that her nails looked worse than Elvira’s. “Do chickens need pedicures??” I wondered. A quick google search indicated that yes, in fact, chickens can at times need pedicures. Often, chickens wear down their own nails into nice, […]

The Woes of Winterizing the Chicken Waterer

I knew when the baby chicks came in August that planning for winter had to start immediately. Since the little ladies would be fairly good sized pullets by the time winter rolled around I wasn’t too too worried about heating the coop, and with the location wind-breaks would be pretty easy to build up. The […]

VPMods: A Collapsable Chicken Porch

This is the third in a series of posts describing our awesome mods to our version of The Garden Coop. The instructions for The Garden Coop are all you really need to make a fantastic chicken paradise. But, if you’re like me and my dad, you can’t help but make some modifications and upgrades! Our mods are […]

The VP Girls have arrived! Now what to name them?!

Ever since last night we’ve been on high alert for baby chicks. The moment I got my USPS tracking number I rushed out, setup text message alerts and have been tracking the peeps as the travelled from Polk, Ohio all the way to our little post office. I got the call this morning at about […]

VPMods: Clean-outs and Catches

This is the second in a series of posts describing our awesome mods to our version of The Garden Coop. The instructions for The Garden Coop are all you really need to make a fantastic chicken paradise. But, if you’re like me and my dad, you can’t help but make some modifications and upgrades! Our mods are […]

VPMods: Hardware Cloth Installation

This is the first in a series of posts describing our awesome mods to our version of The Garden Coop. The instructions for The Garden Coop are all you really need to make a fantastic chicken paradise. But, if you’re like me and my dad, you can’t help but make some modifications and upgrades! Our […]

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