Tag Archives: Hydration

How to Protect Your Chickens from Frostbite

How to Protect Your Chickens from Frostbite

Frostbitten combs can be a problem for chickens that live in damp, drafty conditions during freezing weather. Toes may also be frostbitten, but not as commonly as combs and wattles, especially when the chickens have a place to rest where their feet are not in direct contact with a frozen surface. The easiest way to… Read More »

Promoting Healthy Egg Laying

Promoting Healthy Egg Laying

So your hens have reached six months of age and slowly, but surely, they’ve begun to lay eggs. So far, however, laying has been infrequent and egg shells have been thin and brittle. In order for your chickens to produce strong, healthy clutches on a regular basis, they’ll need the right resources. In this entry,… Read More »