Keeping Chickens Cool in Hot Weather

Over the last few days here, our chickens have been hiding out in deeper shade as much as possible. We are fortunate here that we do not have extreme heat in summer. Though it has been warm for our hens, (mid 20 degrees C.) the heat does not reach dangerous levels. Of course, we’ve beenContinue reading “Keeping Chickens Cool in Hot Weather”

Keeping Chickens – Sustainable Solutions For Your Flock

One of the ways that I am boosting sustainability at home is by keeping a flock of rescue chickens. We could, of course, purchase eggs from one of our wonderful local farm shops or suppliers. (There are several great options in our area.) But we are lucky enough to have space for 15 hens orContinue reading “Keeping Chickens – Sustainable Solutions For Your Flock”