Category / backyard chickens and cold weather

December 30, 2011
We have had an unusually balmy Fall and Winter this year.  I counted my blessings too soon as yesterday our weather went from mid 40s to mid 20s overnight.  The wind picked up and the dampness set in, typical Cape Cod Winter weather.  I was sure the girls would have a frozen waterer as I …


October 30, 2011
Winter 2010 Chicken owners that live in cold climates often have to make some decisions when it comes to colder Fall and Winter weather.  One such dilemma is whether you should be heating the chicken coop.  Because we live on Cape Cod, we have windy winters and temperatures that occasionally dip below zero. The Cape is a man-made island surrounded …


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