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Keeping Chickens Warm during the Winter

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One question that I see frequently popping up on poultry forums is, how can chicken keepers keep their hens warm during the winter? Surprisingly, chickens can handle cold weather better then warm weather, but there are still some things that we can do to keep our flocks happy and warm this winter. Here are some of my tips for keeping chickens warm during the winter!

Keeping Chickens Warm during the Winter- Chickens can handle cold weather pretty well, but there are some things that you can do to help them conserve heat this winter!

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Treating Northern Fowl Mites

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Any kind of poultry parasite is annoying, but I have found that northern fowl mites are terribly persistent little buggers that require patience and time to treat. Knowing how to correctly identify these pests, control, and prevent them is key to helping your flock stay mite free! Here is my experience with treating northern fowl mites!

Treating Northern Fowl Mites- Northern fowl mites are pesky little parasites that take, time, patience, and the right method to treat.

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Winterizing the Chicken Coop- 6 tips for winterizing the coop

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Chickens are quite easy keepers throughout the winter months as long as you prepare properly and correctly. I do several things each fall to get my chicken coop ready for the winter months. These 6 tips for winterizing the chicken coop will help you and your flock be ready for when the snowflakes fly!

Winterizing the Chicken Coop- Learn how to prepare your coop for when the snowflakes fly to keep your flock happy!

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Natural Supplements for Molting

Chickens molt at least once every year. Molting is very stressful for chickens and also demands a lot of nutrients. Supplementing your flock’s diet while they are going through a molt can help reduce stress and help them complete a successful molt. I feed my flock these natural supplements for molting during the fall!

Natural Supplements for Molting- Giving your chickens added nutrients and protein during their molt will help them stay healthy and have a succesful molt!

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Treating Chicken Diseases Naturally

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One important aspect of raising chickens naturally is knowing how to care for their injuries and diseases using natural remedies. By treating chicken diseases naturally, you will hopefully not have to resort to using chemicals on your chickens.

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Molting 101- what is it? and how it works

We’ve reached that time of the year where you get no fresh eggs from your flock and it looks like someone plucked all your hens: Molting Season. All birds molt, wild and domestic. Molting is when a bird loses it’s feathers and regrows new ones. Now, they don’t lose all their feathers at one time, that’s why you don’t see naked birds flying around. (Fun Fact: Wild birds will molt the same flight feather on each wing at the same time, that way they are not off balance in their flight).

Molting 101- what is it?, how it works, and how you can help

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Good and Bad Table Scraps for Chickens

Most chicken’s are not picky when it comes to food. As a rule of thumb, chicken’s can eat almost anything that we can eat, but there are a few important exceptions. Sometimes a chicken will know what is bad to eat and what is good to eat, but we must still be careful what we offer them. These good and bad table scraps for chickens  will help you make sure you are feeding your flock beneficial foods!

Good and Bad Table Scraps for Chickens- Here are some guidelines for what you can feed your chickens, what you can't feed your chickens, and what should be fed in moderation.

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8 Natural Supplements for Chickens

I have been raising my chickens naturally for about 4 years now and have learned a lot about supplementing my flock. Along with my flock’s daily ration of layer feed I also throw in some nutritious, beneficial supplements. These eight natural supplements for chickens will help improve their health and laying ability!

8 Natural Supplements for Chickens- These nutritous and beneficial supplements will help keep your flock happy, healthy, and productive!

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