I apologize for the crappy photo, but I just wated to share a few things I did to hopefully make the girls a bit happier during this cold snap.

1. I put a long branch inside so the hens can perch off the ground and hopefully help warm their toes.

2. I also hung a head of cabbage for them to peck at and play with. At first they were afraid of it, but after they discovered it was edible...all bets were off! I got this idea from About.com.  However, now after 2 days its frozen! So I need to get a new one.

3. The last thing I read recently was to feed the chickens right before they go to bed.  The digesting food helps to keep them warm overnight..cracked corn was suggested which I don't have so, I fed mine warm oatmeal.


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