Chickens

  • Chapter Three How To Feed Your Chickens Correctly During Winter Chapter Three: How To Feed Your Chickens Correctly During Winter Nov 12, 2015 by The Happy Chicken Coop - During the wintertime your hens’ dietary requirements will change as they molt and prepare for the cold, dark winter whilst their body recuperates for next spring. Not only will their dietary requirements change but the volume of food they eat will also change during the winter. It’s important that during these changes you keep an [...]

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  • Chapter Five All You Need To Know About Chickens Molting Chapter Five: Chickens Molting During Winter Oct 8, 2015 by The Happy Chicken Coop - In the fifth chapter of The Definitive Guide To Keeping Chickens In Winter, we look at molting. So, you opened up the hen house in the morning and thought it was a crime scene from CSI. Feathers strewn around the floor in heaps…you think the worst! A predator killed the girls, but no, they are all [...]

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  • Results- Annual Backyard Chicken Blog Awards of 2015 Results: The Annual Backyard Chicken Blog Awards 2015 Jul 8, 2015 by The Happy Chicken Coop - As many of you who read this blog will know, two weeks ago we started The Annual Backyard Chicken Blog Awards of 2015. You have been voting in your thousands and last Monday (6th July) the voting lines were closed. Before we get to the results I want to thank everybody who turned up and voted [...]

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