Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]

Keeping mice and rats out of your chicken coop is no easy task, but it CAN be done. We do have the occasional mouse build a nest in our coop, and with all the grain we have on our farm, we’re ripe for an infestation. Preventing mice is definitely better than trying to exterminate, so…

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…

The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]
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The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]

Dust bathing is natural and even healthy for your flock. Your chickens NEED to dust bathe – it’s good for ’em physically AND mentally. BUT….all dust baths aren’t created equal. In this week’s podcast, I dish all about why chickens dust bathe, how to create a better dust bath, and how to keep them rolling…

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…