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How Snow in Chicken Pens and Runs Affects Your Flock
November 19, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites 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 …

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What Does a Chicken Coop Need for Winter?
October 28, 2019 · · Coops

Add to Favorites 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 …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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Common Poultry Abbreviations
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Add to Favorites 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 …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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

Add to Favorites 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 …

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