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Snow has been forecast and it is time to begin our winter rituals in regards to our Chicken Coop. We have a small backyard flock. Their coop is 5 foot by 5 foot with a height of 5 feet. This houses 4 birds comfortably. They have a high roosting pole and also nest boxes that […]Read more »
by Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick. Chickens fare much better in cold temperatures than in hot temperatures due to their unique physiology and ability to regulate their body temperatures, but they still need our help to create the ideal environment in which to survive winter. Not all of them are common sense or intuitive, […]Read more »
by Liz Hessen of For the Love of Chicken Poop We took on our flock of backyard chickens for humane reasons. We knew ours would be well cared for and in return give us healthy eggs. Because all the researching, reading, asking, talking and looking, starts way before you get chicks (or should) it has […]Read more »