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4 Ways to Keep Chickens Warm This Winter

Winter can be a difficult time of year for both chickens and their flock keepers. What with frozen water, billowing wind and snow; it can really be a miserable time. Perhaps one of the most difficult things during winter is the warm; or lack of it! So in today’s article we are going to focus […]

6 Items Your Coop Needs This Winter

During the winter it’s specially crucial to keep your coop warm and safe. To make it easier here are our top 6 items to get your coop ready for the winter! Cheap, effective and reusable insulation The most basic thing your coop needs! This insulation is cheap, effective and moisture-resistant. It’s easy to cut and […]

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.