Monthly Archives: January 2013

Chickens In Winter

WE were a bit concerned about how our chickens would do in the Michigan winter.  I have read conflicting reports about how much shelter chickens actually need.  Everything from insulated coops with a heater to “open air coops” that are basically shelters from the … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Chicken Report

My mother will be gone for a month so her 4 chickens had to move in with ours.  I know you try to avoid adding new adult birds to a flock, but we didn’t really have much of a choice. … Continue reading

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Winter Hive Inspection

We got busy and did not do a fall hive inspection so we were un-sure of the condition inside the hive.  Since it was almost 60 degrees today we decided to open up the hive and take a look.  There … Continue reading

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Chicken Videos

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6 Egg Day

Our chickens are starting to lay.  We have 5 Leghorns, 4 Rhoad Island Reds that are new this year.  Plus 4 ISA Brown’s that are about 18 months old.  We think the ISA’s have stopped for the winter and the … Continue reading

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