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Welcome to Guildbrook Farm

We live off the grid in the foothills of Appalachia and share with you all we know (and don’t know) about canning, cooking, critters, gardening, solar, building stuff, living debt free, and the journey to be self-sustainable. Click on a topic and get started!

Monthly Chicken Coop Cleaning

Monthly Chicken Coop Cleaning

It’s time to clean the backyard chicken coop! In this video we show how we clean out our mobile chicken coop on a monthly (ish) basis.

What We Use to Clean the Coop:
Pine Shavings - purchased locally
Sweet PDZ - purchased locally
Diatomaceous Earth

Daily Chicken Care: https://youtu.be/qcezSTh8y-0

Special thanks to my amazing 12-yo videographer for patiently shooting and re-shooting this footage with 4-wheelers going by and airplanes flying overhead :0)


UPDATE: We now use the electric fence at night due to some foxy visitors on our property

How to Catch a Chicken

How to Catch a Chicken

Daily Backyard Chicken Care

Daily Backyard Chicken Care