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Caring for Backyard Chickens in Winter

Caring for Backyard Chickens in Winter

Chickens have become much more popular everywhere, and a backyard flock can be a wonderful part of sustainable living. To keep your chickens healthy, comfortable, and productive in winter, however, it is important to provide them with the proper cold weather care. CAN YOUR CHICKENS CARE FOR THEMSELVES IN WINTER? Chickens are well-adapted to survive even very cold winter weather- they're like little heaters! Their feathers provide excellent insulation, and the birds can fluff their feathers to create an even warmer coat. They may even tuck their bills or feet into fluffy feathers to keep those bare parts warm. On...

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