Baby, It’s Cold Outside!
As the temperatures continue to fall our birds are starting to realize “It’s Cold Outside!”. To help winterize your coop and provide comfort for the long winter season ahead we’ve curated some of our favorite cold weather information and products below.
Cold Weather Prep Products
Cold Weather Coop Prep & Holiday How-To’s
Cold Weather-Related Blog Post
Customers frequently ask if their coop needs a heat source during the winter. The answer is no. The important thing is to keep the drafts down on your girls while protecting them from the winds and precipitation. They need to be kept dry and have access to fresh water and feed.
Even though there are differing opinions on the value of giving our hens a warm bowl of oatmeal for a winter breakfast, there’s no denying that it makes us feel better to see them gobble up a treat. We came up with a more balanced treat to serve up for your flock when the outside temperature plummets.
Do you live where the winter temperatures can be extreme? If so, your flock could be susceptible to frostbite on their combs, wattles, and toes. Learn how to deal with frostbite in your flock here!