While it might seem frivolous to give your backyard chickens holiday gifts, the truth is winter is an easy time for them to develop bad habits.
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When they’re stuck in the coop all day, they’ll need a distraction to prevent stress.
In this episode, we discuss find 5 winter gifts to give your backyard flock to reduce stress, keep their diet in tip top shape, and squash negative behaviors before they begin.
These are tried-and-tested suggestions that work wonders – and the best part is you can buy them or make them at home.
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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, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category. Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.