How do I prevent mice in my chicken coop?

prevent mice in your chicken coop

I love backyard chickens but I’m definitely not a fan of mice and rats. Just because you have chickens in your backyard, doesn’t mean you also have to have mice or rats in your chicken coop. In most cases, it’s the spilled grain that attracts mice into the chicken coop. Once inside, the mice may …

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Pinch and Prune for Huge Tomato Harvests

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The key to a large harvest of tomatoes is to grow plants with deep, extensive root systems and full leaf canopies. Here are two ways to help your tomato plants be as healthy, and productive, as possible: Pick off all flowers until the plant is at least 1-foot tall, that way the plant doesn’t devote …

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7 Reasons Why You Should Grow Your Own Food

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Not that being part of a trend is ever a good reason to start or learn something new, but if it helps you move forward by being part of the “in” crowd, then you really need to plant your own edible garden this year. That’s right, having your own vegetable garden is now trendy. In …

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