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Winter is Coming

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Sept. 30, 2014
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WINTER IS COMING

By Melissa Caughey from Tilly's Nest
As the seasons begin to change, it is important to recognize that chicken care and requirements can change as the colder weather arrives. And this year theFarmer’s Almanac is predicting a harsh winter.

Are you ready? ...


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SEASONAL CHANGES

By Meredith Chilson from Green Circle Grove
One feather amongst many. The ground in the chicken yard and the floor under the roosts in the coop are littered with feathers this week, as the chickens shed their faded, tattered plumage, and the annual molt begins.

Read about changes in Meredith's coop ...


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SMALL FLOCK HENHOUSE

Kelli shares photos of her great living-roof coop. She writes, "We had this coop made by an out-of-work cabinet maker. Fortunately, he had chickens too and knew something of their needs."

Snoop inside this coop ...


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