"Green Acres" meets "Home Improvement" in this refreshing, informative unscripted lifestyle series depicting the hilarious adventures of a suburban family gone rural. Dad's dream is to try raising chickens and homesteading, but other family members are not as enthusiastic. Host Brad Hauter and family are still learning, finding successes, making some mistakes, and, most importantly – having fun! Come laugh and learn right along with them in every episode of “Coop Dreams.”
Time for Kids and a Road Trip
Oh boy, baby goats are due! How many and how cute will they be'' And what about Elsa' Is she ever going to have a calf' Brad and crew take an amazing final field trip to tour Joel Salatin's Polyface Farm in Virginia which is then followed by another well-deserved Coops for Troops presentation in...Summertime is Busy Time
Brad takes time out from the daily farm fun to go on a field trip to tour the manufacturing facility at Belstra/Heinold Feeds and their really cool pig educational center. From here, they go up the road to visit a homesteading customer to see a small production farm firsthand.Spring Explosion
Force returns home to Willow Farms. Chicken math seems to be kicking into higher gear with spring in full swing.
Weston, the Bull
The newest arrival to the farm, Weston, comes to visit and stay with Elsa and Anna for a few months. Love is in the air.Surprise!
A box full of mail order guinea fowl arrive making a noisy addition to the farm. And, Brad gets a big surprise down in the cow pasture.Pokey
The matriarch of the chicken yard, Pokey, goes missing. Brad helps out a friend by taking-in her rooster and hen that need re-homing.Summertime
Turkeys get moved and summer heat means watermelon is a welcome treat for all the animals....well, most of the animals. And, Brad nervously brings a Teaching Tuesday instructor for a tour and evaluation of the farm.Chainsaw Carving 101
While at The Bee-stro, Andy gives Brad a lesson in chainsaw carving and then comes to the farm to help install four new packages of bees.A Visit to Bee-stro
More chicken math fun with the hatching of P4 and Penguin. The garden gets planted and Brad makes a trip to visit his new local bee coach, Andy, at Honeysuckle Hill....complete with an apiary, restaurant and a woodworking shop for chainsaw carving!Shots and Hawks
Brad is put to the test getting the very reluctant four-legged animals vaccinated. And the turkeys get a new home with the cows and a nesting mama hawk high above them.Hello Spring
Brad shares the loss of Beaks and gets busy with spring chores and moving the teenagers to the goat yard.Getting Ready For Spring
It's still winter, but chickens are laying, goats are escaping and the garden gets prepped for planting with a new technique learned from Coop Dreams University.New Level Chicken Math
While dealing with end-of-year seasonal challenges, Brad decides to get more chicks and also adds turkey poults to the equation.A New Beginning
Two Scottish Highland cows were delivered to the Coop Dreams farm and are proving to be quite adventurous. Coop Dreams University and Teaching Tuesday are introduced with a few clips from guest speakers.
The Cows Come Home
Brad greets his two Scottish Highland cows and shares some bad news about Pokey Jr.Predator Recovery and A Coops For Troops Presentation
Patch and Stormy are nursed back to health by Brad who harvests some of the salad garden and travels to present a Coops for Troops package.Welcome Home Bees....and Racoons
Brad plants a pollinator garden, sets even more eggs that include a couple of Pokey's and suffers a predator attack.One Step Closer to Mini Cows
Brad sets the new bee packages and makes a visit to see a Scottish Highland cow breeder.More Bees...and Chicks??
Brad goes to Meyer Bees to pick up new bee packages and learn about their breeding operation.Coop 'n Garden
With a little help, Brad gets the garden prepped and planted and the new coop gets set for Pokey Jr and Pokey.Chores and Pirates
Spring has sprung with goat chores to do before getting a new pirate playground delivered.Homesteading in a Worldwide Pandemic
With more chicks coming, Brad sets up a new chicken yard and tries out a new feed for his flock.The Quarantine Hits
With the global pandemic in full swing, Brad's attention is on incubating chicks and growing his own food.Homesteading Year 6
Brad deals with more rooster conflicts and pursues the idea of an animal rescue center.