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Snow birds

We had our first snowstorm of the year, bringing with it about 4 inches of snow, and temperatures that dipped into single digits overnight. One morning I walked out to find my prized heated water fountain had frozen over. In…

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Week 13: Geez, it’s hot!

Summer has arrived a couple days early, with scorching hot temperatures. Today it was in the high 80s most of the day, then inching into the low 90s around dinnertime. I kept a close eye on them throughout the day,…

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It’s how cold in the coop?

As the wind blew outside, I looked out the window and shivered. “It’s gotta be cold out there,” I said. “Even for chickens.” Matt asked the temperature. “How cold is it in the coop?” I pulled out my iPhone, and…

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Chicken techno-geek

So I just ordered a gizmo that will allow me to track temperature and humidity in the chicken coop on my iPhone. Yeah, I’m a geek. Originally we had bought a La Cross Solar Powered Wireless Temperature Station. We selected…

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