Winter Cold & Snow NO Problem - With "Nemo" VIDEO

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by simmerda, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. simmerda

    simmerda Hatching

    Jun 13, 2010
    Hi All.

    Lots of people ask me about keeping the girls through the winter here in New England... Just be sure you have breeds that are hardy enough for your climate... I also use a deep litter method of pine/oak shavings which makes it so easy to keep things clean and dry... I have never had a problem even with weeks of temps in the single digits. Enjoy!

    Last edited: Feb 14, 2013

  2. Owingsia

    Owingsia In the Brooder

    Sep 28, 2012
    Saluda VA
    Lucky you. We live in South Eastern Virginia. We got snow this year (Like an inch) and our birds acted like it was going to kill them if they touched it. The Roos flew to the top of the fence and would not come down. The hens would try to jump from non snow covered spot to spot.

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