Aromatherapy for chickens! Fresh or dried herbs in your nesting boxes not only work as insecticides, but also have anti-bacterial properties, and can act as natural wormers, anti-parasitics, insecticides, rodent control, stress relievers and laying stimulants. Here is a partial list of common herbs and flowers and their beneficial properties:
Cold weather chickens – 8 things NOT to do to in winter!!...Personally, I think over-warming the coop should be #1 ~ the warmer the coop, the colder it seems outside & the harder it is to acclimate to that cold.