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January 2013

The great thing about my job here at Horizon Structures (www.horizonstructures.com) is that I always have the chance not only to help customers with product selection but to also learn from the customer as well.
Yesterday during a conversation about chicken coops with a customer we were going over the dimensions and specifications of a couple of our chicken coops and she suddenly asked me if our coops were able to be used with the "deep litter" method. Of course I initially misunderstood her and thought she said "deep leader" method which led me to an internet search...

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January 31, 2013 posted by Jill Siragusa

As the spring season is quickly approaching I can tell you that we are doing many quotes right now for both stock and customized horse barns.
If you are new to checking out the Horizon Structures website and maybe you don't have our Perfect Barn catalog in your hands just yet. I thought I would address one of the most popular questions we receive here. "What Size Stalls Should I Get?"

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January 25, 2013 posted by Jill Siragusa

For any of you who have a dog that you may have added to your family when your children were young, I am sure that you have no doubt heard the phrase "We'll help clean up after the dog. We promise" And if you have heard that phrase it's sincerity usually passes about as fast as the cute puppy grows.

Well good news. If you are getting in to keeping chickens and if it is a project that you want to take on as a family, and that phrase has been used inserting the word chickens for dog, we may be able to offer some help when it comes to cleaning your chicken coop.

When you are...

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January 16, 2013 posted by Jill Siragusa

For those of you who have a coop or those of you who may be looking to get your first coop and want to maximize egg production and have a more relaxed coop environment, here is one chicken coop lighting idea that may work for you.

Installing a red L.E.D light in your coop can make your chickens calmer and less aggressive. On top of that they may indeed lay more eggs,even in the winter months when egg production is usually down due to less daylight that is available.

How it works: Install the roof mounted solar panel charger using a provided mounting bracket. This will be...

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January 16, 2013 posted by Jill Siragusa