• Chickens

    Chickens & Winter

    Chickens don’t love the snow. They tolerate the cold well but the snow turns them off.  They don’t like to walk in it.  This was the first snow my chickens ever saw.  They stayed on the only grassy area they could find under the big pine tree.  Of course every winter its the same — they don’t leave the coop if there’s even a dusting of snow.  Continue reading about Chickens & Winter below. Winter Modifications to the Coop Typical winter modifications to the coop and run are easy — I wrapped half of the run in plastic and added a bucket de-icer to their bucket waterer.  The bucket heater…