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Wintertime Flock Nutrition

Wintertime Flock Nutrition. Feeding a Barred Rock hen by hand in winter.

Ah, ’tis the season…to chow down on every carb that’s not nailed down! Humans store energy during cold weather, but chickens actually crave more protein in their diet to get them through winter. While you’re shopping to stock up on pasta, grains and delicious baked goods, what kinds of feed and supplement are on your […]

How do I care for a pet duck in the Winter?

care for a pet duck in the winter

Ducks don’t strike most people as winter animals. That being said, they’re extremely hardy. With proper preparation, you can raise ducks in the winter.