Extreme cold & Winter chicken care

Extreme cold & Winter chicken care There are a few things that we can do over the Autumn molt period and into the cold Winter weather to look after our backyard chooks well.   Winter in the ‘Chookouse’ Ventilation in the chook house is essential for your flock throughout the whole year including Winter, so…

A chook in moulting season

The Moulting Season

The Moulting Season The Autumn Equinox and shorter days is the signal for a change of feathers in the hen house. Heading into winter your chooks will normally grow new feathers to replace some old ones. You can help them along. Here are a few tips; Avoid handling chooks. Moulting makes feather follicles very sensitive,…