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  1. Beginners Forum
    We will be moving our chickens into the garage for the winter for added protection. Without a heat lamp, how does one prevent the eggs from freezing? At night, should we be closing the coop door so they cannot wander in their run? And if they are closed in, then perhaps the eggs do not freeze...
  2. Coops, Runs and Housing
    I plan to get 2-4 hens next spring and I am planning my coop. I live in Louisiana and I am more concerned with heat than with cold. Our temperature dips below freezing about 40 nights a year, but it only dips into the 20s a few nights a year. We rarely have snow. On the other hand, our...
  3. Beginners Forum
    We just got our chickens and they are doing very well. we currently have them outside in a fenced kennel with their coop. When winter comes it is planned to move them into the Garage which is an "open" garage, no doors. The winters get very cold and it can be very windy, so we figured this...
  4. Introductions
    Hello members, Im here because im also member of paparedsocietyforum... happy to meet you. Im from Saguenay city, Quebec Canada. Here the termomether can show -25 F during the winter.... For these reason, i built a winter and summer hen house for my chickens. Using poultry manure for my...
  5. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    Okay, so I have 11 hens that are under two years old and for some reason they have stopped laying. They used to lay 7-8 eggs a day and know I'm down to 0-2 a day. This has been going on for about 4-5 weeks know and I don't know what to do! It has been cold here (I'm in Indiana, and it is...
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