|New chicken pen in barn|
Feeders and waterers go under the boards to discourage chickens from roosting on them. In the summer I plan to build a chicken nipple waterer. For now my fountain waterer is in winter mode with a heating pad under it on low to keep it just above freezing.
|Chickens exploring outside|
These chickens will play a critical role in controlling cattle parasites- a key element in organic production. No worries about making chickens sick; species that do not share parasites can safely run together or in a leader-follower system (more on that later).