winter chickens

The November 10 workshop people checking out our winterized chicken tractors.  Covered with six mil plastic and deer netting, these portable pens become little green houses where chickens can stay warm all winter.  The ground thaws underneath them and creates the illusion that spring is around the corner.  Helps the hens lay in winter.

2 thoughts on “winter chickens

  1. We’re rotating over a bed of daikon and small grains (not the best combination this time , as the grains didn’t have much chance). I don’t think I’ll use daikon as chicken bedding in the winter again, pulling tractors over giant frozen radishes is a challenge! We hope your Polish winter is clement —

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