Ep. 158 How to Keep Chickens Warm in Winter

Properly prepare your poultry for whatever cold weather comes your way.

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In this episode of Mother Earth News and Friends, Queren King-Orozco shares how to keep chickens warm in winter and how to prepare your poultry for the cold season. Do chickens lay eggs in winter? Can chicks withstand the cold? What should you be thinking about in the warm months before winter hits? Queren addresses all this and more in this chicken episode!

Queren King-Orozco is an Associate Producer of the Mother Earth News Fair, certified aromatherapist, master gardener in training, chicken keeper, educator, and photographer living in Kansas. Queren helps program our beloved Mother Earth News Fairs to bring our audience the knowledge necessary to live a more self-sufficient and sustainable life.

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Join Queren in a previous podcast episode, Chickens and the Garden

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