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6 Ways to Prepare for Raising Chickens in Winter
March 15, 2019 . · Feed & Health

As winter is soon to set in, fall is useful for making some necessary preparations. Raising chickens in winter has its challenges, but these six tips for fall flock preparation …

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Common Poultry Abbreviations
March 14, 2019 . · Chickens 101

From the day I first started keeping chickens I’ve constantly run across abbreviations used by other poultry keepers that “everybody else” seems to know. Poultry shows are particularly fond of …

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How Snow in Chicken Pens and Runs Affects Your Flock
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

My chickens love being outside. I keep a light in the coop to welcome them inside during bad weather, when it gets dark early and the rain leaves the open-air …

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How to Clean a Chicken Coop
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

When you have a small chicken coop, but especially a small coop in a SMALL backyard, you need to keep things clean. And it’s important to know how to clean …

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Six Winter Keeping Tips for Backyard Chickens
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

Many people ask: Do chickens need heat in winter? The answer is backyard chickens are far more cold-hardy than you may imagine. Courtesy of fall molting, chickens should have a full set …

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What Does a Chicken Coop Need for Winter?
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

With winter setting in, you’re probably wondering what does a chicken coop need for winter. To keep your backyard chickens safe and comfortable this winter, make sure the coops are secure, …

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Bedding For Chickens: Safe and Easy Winter Coop Heat and Insulation
February 20, 2019 . · Coops

With the proper bedding for chickens, your flock is able to withstand the cold weather quite well. Heat generally isn’t necessary in chicken coops, but we’ve all seen the sad …

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