First Minnesota Winter

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by abrossard, Sep 12, 2014.

  1. abrossard

    abrossard New Egg

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    Hello!

    I am from Southern MN! I have 4 hens and a chicken tractor. I am wondering what other people in MN do with their small flocks through the winter. Do I need to try to keep snow out of their run? I want them to be able to go outside on nice days but am worried that we will have another winter like the last one :) I can move their tractor to a place where I have access to electricity for those really cold nights but I'm not sure what to do with the snow.

    Any advice is appreciated!

    Thanks!
     
  2. iwiw60

    iwiw60 Overrun With Chickens

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    Without a picture of your tractor it's really next to impossible to let you know our thoughts. But yes, with the snows you get (like me) you will want to cover their run area of the tractor for sure. Send pics, please!
     

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