What to Feed Chickens in Winter

Knowing what to feed chickens in winter is as easy as keeping plenty of fresh greens and herbs on hand.

| December 2013

  • Fresh Eggs Daily is author Lisa Steeles guide to raising healthy chickens naturally, which includes feeding them a diet of herbs, flowers, and greens.
    Cover Courtesy St. Lynn's Press
  • When it comes to what to feed chickens in winter, herbal tea can be a nutritious and welcomed change from tap water.
    Photo By Fotolia/smikeymikey1

Learn to treat your flock to a diet rich in a variety of herbs, greens, and flowers with Fresh Eggs Daily (St. Lynn’s Press, 2013). Lisa Steele offers dozens of simple and intelligent tips for “going natural” that help you avoid common ailments that plague many backyard flocks. This excerpt from “In the Winter” offers suggestions on what to feed chickens in winter, especially special drinks that you can offer them. At the end of this selection are some tips on how to freeze eggs through the winter months.

You can purchase this book from the GRIT store: Fresh Eggs Daily.



More Fresh Eggs Daily:

Properly Caring for Chickens in Winter      
DIY Chicken Scratch Wreath
Homemade Suet Block Recipe
Things to Know Before Building a Backyard Chicken Coop
Green Choices for Chicken Coop Bedding
Easy Green Tips for Refreshing and Cleaning a Chicken Coop






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