It's always exciting to see our customers at Rent Backyard Hens continue on to start their own backyard flocks after giving our rental coops a try. And it's often we're asked for coop recommendations that can be purchased online.
In this article we're sharing some great chicken coop options we've recommended to our customers as well as a couple "must-have" coop accessories that will add long-term convenience to your chicken-keeping lifestyle. We've also included a couple book recommendations for those starting the journey.
If you're ready to take the plunge and start your own backyard flock in 2023, read on to learn more!
Renting hens and a coop is a great way to get your feet wet when it comes to keeping backyard chickens but at some point you may feel inspired to start your own permanent backyard flock. Raising baby chicks to adulthood requires brooding for the first six weeks of their life before they can be moved to their outdoor coop.
In this article we'll cover what you'll need to know for setting up your own brooder, the supplies you’ll need, and go over what you can expect during the first six weeks with your new chicks. Brooding is a great way to start a backyard flock. Keep reading to learn more.
At Rent Backyard Hens we receive a lot of questions regarding what the hens should and should not eat when it comes to table scraps and what may be found growing in the yard. In this article we provide a list of foods that are considered healthy for chickens to eat and a list of food items that are best avoided.