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Preparing The Chicken Coop And Garden For Winter

Originally posted on Old World Garden Farms :

As the last of the leaves turn and begin to fall to the ground – one thing is for sure – Winter is just around the corner!

The Chicken Coop is surrounded by snow - but keeping our chickens safely out of the elements.  Needless to say - they want no part of being outside right now.

Winter brings snow, cold and wind to the farm – but with  a few simple preparations to the coop – our chickens stay comfortable.

And with that in mind – we will spend this weekend getting the garden and chicken coop ready for “old man winter’s” arrival in the coming months.

Preparing the Chickens…

One of our most important “winterizing” chores is preparing our coop to handle the cold and windy temperatures we can face here in Ohio.

The key to keeping the chickens healthy through the cold winter months is really quite simple.  Chickens are bothered more by damp and drafty conditions than the actual cold temperatures of winter – and if you can keep the coop dry and free of chilling…

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World Series Dog Wear!

Jerseys & collars are available at my Country Homestead online store NOW!

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Get involved and have even more fun including the fur kids!

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Can the Mother Hen be Fooled?

Are chickens smart? Here’s your answer…

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A Chicken Coop Work of Art

Unbelievable! This is without a doubt the most unique chicken house I’ve ever seen. Had to share.

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