Baby, It’s Cold Outside!

Meyer Hatchery Cold Weather Prep

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

Automatic Electric Heater Base

Vet Rx

Treat Ball

Green Goo Animal First Aid Salve

Traditional Floating Heated

Sideways Sipper Insulated Water Cooler

rubber feed pan, 8 qt - Meyer Hatchery blog

8-quart rubber pan

Feeder Rain Shield

Plastic Tank Heated De-Icer

Peck N Play Ball

Heated Round Bowl

Plastic Heated Bucket

Turf Nest Pad 

Chicken Waterer De-Icer

Heated Nipple Water Bottle

Heated Nipple Waterer

Heated Poultry Fount

Heated Chicken Mat

Poultry Grit Station

Automatic Chicken Coop Door Opener

Wood Shavings

Sweet PDZ Chicken Coop Refresher

Chick n’ Veggie Ball

Pet Bowl

Heated Pet Bowl     1 Qt

Brinsea ChickSafe Automatic Chicken Coop Door Opener


Cold Weather Coop Prep & Holiday How-To’s

Find More Cold Weather Tips On
The Coop with Meyer Hatchery Podcast

Is your flock prepared for winter? On the podcast, you can find ways to keep your flock comfortable and healthy in the coldest of seasons. From frostbite to winter feed, listen today for our best tips and tricks!

Cold Weather Care on The Coop Podcast with Meyer Hatchery
Gardening With Chickens | The Coop Podcast


Cold Weather-Related Blog Post

Winter Chicken Keeping Tips

Winter Chicken Keeping Tips

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.

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Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

Oatmeal Flock Breakfast Recipe

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.

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Cold Hardy Breeds