The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]
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The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]

Winter is well on its way…which means keeping your hens flush with water will get a little bit harder. You can always use an electric water heater….but I know most of you don’t have electricity out to your coop. In this podcast, we cover how to provide water when the mercury dips, as well as…

Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]

Halloween is a great time for humans, but it can be downright scary for backyard chickens. Kids, dogs, and candy can wreak havoc on your carefully-raised and tended hens, and possibly lead to a reduction in egg production. In some cases, you might lose your entire flock. In this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk about how…

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

When your chicken has a vent prolapse, it can be startling and distressing – for you and the hen. In this article, I invited Carrissa from Feather And Scale Farm to tell us about her experience treating vent prolapse. Here’s Carrissa’s first-hand experience with vent prolapse with her hen Oreo, and how she handled it: We…

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 your…

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

Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing (Without Electricity)

Keep Your Chicken’s Water From Freezing (Without Electricity)

Let’s face it. It’s pretty hard to keep your chicken’s water from freezing without electricity in the winter. When the cold arrives, I struggle to keep water from turning into a frozen block. And without a water heater? Just that much more difficult. I know many of you are worrying about how to keep your…