How To Keep Your Chickens Laying Through The Winter

How To Keep Your Chickens Laying Through The Winter

Today we’re going to talk about keeping your hens laying through winter. And since mine have started to drop off in production, this is a topic near and dear to my heart. There’s many reasons why a hen can drop off production in the winter, and we’re going to look at reasons why that happens,…

5 Backyard Chicken Friendly High Protein Treats For Fall

5 Backyard Chicken Friendly High Protein Treats For Fall

As the days get shorter, and your backyard chickens begin to molt, you might want to supplement their diet with high protein treats.   And luckily, there’s lots of options!   Molting is a normal process in the fall – it’s when chickens start losing their feathers to regrow new ones.   By the time…

Got Chickens Molting? Here’s What To Do.

Got Chickens Molting? Here’s What To Do.

Molting chickens can be stressful because, well, your flock looks naked and like they’re unhealthy.   In fact, they can look like they’ve been to hell and back. They can look scruffy, and you might worry that they’re sick. And you might even take them to the vet! (Want more help with your chickens? Grab…

Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]
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Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]

Ahhh….molting. It’s a crazy annual event that can definitely freak you out if you’re new to backyard chickens.   While molting is a totally natural process, if you’ve never experienced it, you might wonder how best to support your flock while they regrow their feathers. In this podcast, you’ll learn: Why you should never handle…