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.

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.

Links we discuss:

Visit Manna Pro

Where to by Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock

Where to buy a chicken swing

Where to buy a xylophone

Where to buy FrugalChicken Nesting Box Herbs

Where to buy Manna Pro Mealworm Medley

Where to buy a suet cake hanging basket

Where to buy a treat dispenser

Where to buy Manna Pro Harvest Delight

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I’d like to hear from you!

Do you think you’ll try to make any of these gifts? Leave a comment below!


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.

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