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What Do Chickens Need Over Winter To Stay Healthy? [Podcast]

Winter is coming….are you prepared?


This week on What The Cluck?! we talk about the specific steps you should take to help your backyard flock weather the snow, ice, freezing rain, and cold temperatures when Old Man Winter comes around.


You’ll learn:

  • What to do to make sure your coop is a safe, warm home for them
  • How to feed your chickens in winter
  • Great boredom busters for those dull, long, wet days



Links we discuss:

How to Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing

Be sure to grab the downloadable Coop Checklist here

Coconut Oil Suet cakes Recipe


Chickens- Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock AD (1)-min

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How do you prepare your chicken coop for winter? Leave a comment below!


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What Do Chickens Need Over Winter To Stay Healthy? [Podcast]
Chickens weather winter well, but you need to be prepared. In this podcast, we talk about how to keep your hens warm and dry when snow starts to fall.

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Maat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of "Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock," and the creator of the online courses Feeding Your Hens Right, Healthy Coop Boot Camp, and The Homestead Advantage. Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside. So am I. Welcome to FrugalChicken. Whether you’re a seasoned homesteader, an urban farmer, or an apartment-dweller, I’m here to answer your questions, share my life with you, and learn from your experiences.

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