Learn how to keep your chickens warm during the winter. These handy tips will help your chicken coop thrive all winter long on your small farm.
By Lauren Arcuri / The Spruce
For new chicken owners, winter can be a scary time. You may be wondering if your chickens will be warm enough or if they will still keep laying eggs. Don’t worry—these tips will keep your hens happy and healthy in even the coldest months…. Continue Reading
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Heating the coop has always been a source of endless discussion among chicken folk. Old timers will tell you that you don’t have to heat the coop. However, there are occasions when heat is appropriate. Read Article 5 Different Types of Chicken Coop Heaters & Our Favorite
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
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?