Category Archives: Flock

Posts that address general flock issues

He could have been a contender…

…but for the frost bite.  Since we haven’t yet put winter’s  cold temperatures  behind us (this morning it was a chilly -20 outside of this Goldstream coop), my mind is still on keeping the birds warm and protected.  And as … Continue reading

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Dealing with Frostbite

Large-combed and wattled roosters, and some hens, are at particular risk for frostbite.  Even if you have confined your birds to their coop for the winter, unless the coop is uniformly kept above freezing (an expensive proposition in Alaska), your … Continue reading

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