Deep Litter Method in the Coop

Using the Deep Litter Method in the Coop
Plus Other Ways to Prepare your Backyard Chickens for Winter

By Harvey Ussery /Countryside Daily

Using the deep litter method during the cold winter months works the best for me and my flock. Here in the mid-Atlantic, Zone 6b, winter means that water routinely freezes, plants are dormant, and days are considerably shorter—and nights… Continue Reading 

 

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Should I Light The Coop Over Winter?

There is no doubt that hens are capable of laying year round, but the question is should they? Here are the fors and againsts for adding light to your coop during winter.

Should I Light The Coop Over Winter?

 

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