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A Proper Chicken Coop Design Reduces Winter Health Issues
November 6, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite When planning your chicken coop designs for anyone who lives in the frigid north, have you ever wondered how cold is too cold for backyard chickens? I’ve heard other …

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The Pros & Cons of Coop Heating: Do Chickens Need Heat in Winter?
November 2, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite Recently, I’ve been writing about safely heating backyard chicken coops and addressing the question: Do chickens need heat in winter? In New England, we get buried under heaps of …

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Time to Start Winterizing Chicken Coops

Favorite By Robyn Scherer, M. Agr., Colorado Is it time to start winterizing chicken coops? Snowflakes softly fall to the ground, and an icy breeze cuts through the early morning …

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How Much Do Chickens Cost?
September 29, 2019 · · Chickens 101

Favorite Everyone is looking for a bargain, and raising chickens for eggs is the second rung on the homesteading ladder. The first is growing your own veggies. But how much do …

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How to Pick the Best Chicken Feeders and Waterers
March 15, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Favorite Feeding backyard chickens should hypothetically be a simple thing to do. You know what can chickens eat, but when the chicken feeders and waterers we buy fail to live up …

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DIY Easy Clean Chicken Coop Idea
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite By Jerry Hanson, Pine Meadows Hobby Farm, Oregon When thinking of a chicken coop idea, I knew I wanted an easy to clean coop. I came up with this …

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

Favorite 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 …

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Heated Chicken Waterers: What’s Right for Your Flock
February 20, 2019 · · Coops

Favorite Every season brings its own battles. In the summer, you are fighting the heat, heat strokes, perhaps, lack of water, inability to keep water cool, flies, etc. Summer weather …

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

Favorite 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 …

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