Cocoon Blog

  • 6 Things To Consider When Buying A Chicken Coop For Your Chickens

    Ok – so the time has come to set up a coop for your chickens and hens. But what should you be looking for? Do you already have a coop set up for your existing flock of fowl? Or, are you buying into a coop for the very first time? Regardless of the approach, it’s crucial to look for a coop design that’s not only comfortable for your chickens but which is practical for your needs, too.

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  • How to Raise Backyard Chickens

    There are a lot of great reasons why you should raise backyard chickens. Not only will you get a constant source of fresh eggs that you can eat or also sell if you choose but they’re also great for kids, teaching them about different animals. Not to mention the current difficulties of getting eggs!

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  • Caring For Chickens in Spring

    As a new season begins, in this case spring, some of you may be wondering about any precautions that you should take for your chickens. After all, the new season brings new factors, such as a change in weather. Although spring is not usually a season full of weather extremes, not too hot or too cold. There are still some issues that spring can bring up, which we will be exploring in this blog: Continue reading

  • How to Keep Your Rabbits Safe This Spring

    As a nation of animal lovers, we have been keeping our favourite dogs, cats, pigs, and even goats as pets for between 9,000 and 15,000 years. Domesticating these once wild animals into our daily lives has given us centuries of pleasure. Rabbits though were a little more stubborn. We have had these balls of fluff as pets for 'only’ 1400 years.

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  • Keep Your Feathered Babies In A Clean Surrounding

    Keeping chickens is so satisfying, not only because of what they offer in return, but also because chickens make great pets, and keeping them can seriously calm your mind. For this reason, you should do your best to keep your feathered babies as happy as they can possibly be.

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  • How to Protect Chicken From Predators?

    Keeping Your Chicken Safe This Winter

    If you own a flock of chicken, you already know how exciting it is to witness their growth and development. Nothing breaks your heart like losing chickens to predators, especially when you’ve done so much to raise them from a young age.

    All in all, visits from intruders are inevitable and all you can do is put the right measures in place. The fear of intruders attacking your flock should not hold you back. It is possible to raise chickens safely, here are some tips that you will find useful.

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  • Why Chicken Coops Are An Ideal Festive Gift | The Perfect Christmas Present

    There are many reasons why you may decide to rear chickens. Chickens are not difficult to care for, and they can provide you with fresh eggs. However, to be prepared to care for and provide for your chickens, you must buy a house for them. Chicken coops are essential for anyone with chickens. Chicken houses offer protection and security to your animals while providing them with a place to rest as well.
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  • How to Care for Your Chickens | Winter Preparation

    Winter can be a particularly scary time for chicken owners especially when it’s your first time. Winter is such a long period, and you will find yourself constantly wondering whether or not your chickens are warm enough. However, there are a few tips that you could use to care for your chickens even during the coldest of times. This chicken guide will help you and your chicken survive the winter period both healthy and happy.

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  • Guide To Keeping Chickens In Your Back Garden

    Rearing chickens can be a nerve racking experience if you are new to it. However, this should not be the case if you have information and a guide to follow. Specifically, you need to have the correct functioning equipment such as a chicken coop and chicken run etc, have clearly set expectations, and the passion for raising chickens. 

    In this article, we explore what you need to know if you have decided to go on this adventure of rearing chickens in your back garden.

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  • Keeping Your Chickens Safe.

    Chickens, chickens, chickens. Beautiful feathered creatures that fill the hearts of homeowners across the United Kingdom. Keeping chickens can be a daunting task, they are well known to ruin people's gardens and then there's always the additional risk of predators getting hold of your beloved chickens. We can help you to reduce the risk of this with our tips and tricks on how to chicken proof your garden.

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