Over Wintering our Chickens

We've had some below freezing temps. As such, our concerns for the chickens are 3 fold: There are a couple going through a molt, so they lack feathers for body heat retention. Their water has been freezing. There's less sunlight and they aren't laying as prolifically as in the summer. The first issue of molt … Continue reading Over Wintering our Chickens

It’s Chicken Day!!!

When I was a kid, chicken day meant a trip to KFC after church on Sunday. Not so today! My husband woke up early to drive to the co-op and pick up our day old chicks before work. We've got 3 Buff Orpingtons (yellow chicks), 2 Ameraucanas (pretty brown patterned ones), and 2 Black Australorps … Continue reading It’s Chicken Day!!!