If you live in a cool climate that experiences snowy, frosty winters and want fresh eggs year-round, choose cold-hardy chicken breeds for your hen house. In this article, we'll look at chicken breeds that adapt well to cold weather and how you can help make cold winters more bearable for your egg-laying, feathered friends.
22 Best Chickens for Laying Eggs in Winter
Whether you're just getting into a pet chicken hobby or planning to expand your brood, consider these chicken breeds for cold win...
Do you dream of playing fetch in the snow with your furry pal on a cold, wintry day? Your long-haired Malamute or Newfoundland likely can't get enough of powder-covered nature trails, happily rolls to make snow angels in the yard and enjoys catching snowflakes on their tongues. Some dogs love snow!
Before you head out, remember that dogs need to prep for spending time outside in cold weather — just like you do.
Keeping Outside Pets Warm in Winter
If your dog lives outside, be sure he has a he...
This compact sedan is a head-turner. The 2021 Lexus IS 300 has the curb appeal of a sportscar with its bold front fascia design, narrow triple-beam headlight fixtures, wide hour-glass shaped grille, a body-colored front bumper, curvy sculpted hood, and rear spoiler-inspired detail above the trunk.
Each week, I collaborate with marketing agencies, in-house marketing professionals and businesses that need help from a freelance writer to meet their content creation goals.
Most of these partnerships get an A+.
But, sometimes an email from a new prospect triggers red flags for me, and I ultimately decline to work on their project — even if the topic and content needs are in my wheelhouse.
But, why? Let me share.
Last month ago I contacted my neurologist to learn how to discontinue Topamax, a prescription medicine taken to help prevent migraine symptoms. I was having too many side effects — and concerns — so it was time.
When I started this migraine prevention medicine in the spring of 2023, I did notice some healing benefits. My dizziness was reduced. I didn’t have as many vertigo episodes. My daily life was improving, so I felt like it was a good fit for me. However, after chatting with friends who ...
As I was reading an eloquent reply on a LinkedIn post, my curious eyes shifted to the commentor’s job title.
Hmmm. I’m familiar with a Chief Marketing Officer role, but what does the fractional bit in front of CMO mean?
I went down the research rabbit hole.
What is a Fractional Job Position?
If you aren’t familiar with the term fractional being used as a modifier in front of popular job roles and titles, get ready to level up. It’s a new F-word used by seasoned contract worker...
It's no secret: Kamryn Hart is smitten with Smaug, a bearded dragon that won her heart in 2019. The Chicago woman documents her love of her cold-blooded bestie and her five other reptile babies on her Instagram feed, Kam's Reptiles. There, she shares her journey with reptile keeping, including enclosure builds, pet trends, and proper care techniques as she works her way through her studies at Oregon State University as a Zoology major.
All it took was a trip to the Nashville Zoo and a peek be...
As the year winds down, freelancers are wrapping up client and personal projects as well as planning time off for the holidays. They’re also laying the groundwork for a successful year ahead. If you’re new to running a small business or simply want to overhaul your year-end routine, this checklist is for you!
I’ve been running my writing business full-time since 2009, and freelanced as a side hustle to my daytime newspaper job before that. Here are a few things I’ve learned over the years.
In the past twelve months I’ve endured four head-first-into-the-giant-tube MRIs. They aren’t fun when you have anxiety about small spaces, must lay perfectly still AND you have that dang head cage over you.
So, I’m sharing what I do to make the scans much easier to handle. Maybe a few of these ideas will work for you too!
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Like humans, dogs experience health issues. Part of being a responsible pet parent is learning about the most common dog diseases and dog health problems. As they say, knowledge is power! Get familiar with these dog health issues to become the best pet parent possible.
1. Dog skin and coat problems
Dog skin and coat problems are prevalent health issues that every pet owner should be aware of to ensure the well-being of their furry friends. Skin problems in dogs can m...
Whether your house cat loves being outside or you're showing kindness to a stray cat, you can make their evening slumber under the stars more comfortable. But first, where do cats sleep outside at night? What types of places do they instinctively seek out to feel safe and cozy? We have the inside scoop for you!
Where do outside cats like to sleep?
When a cat looks for a place to curl up and take a nap or rest for the night, they look for a secluded, private location. You might find an outdoor...
I am never without jojoba oil. It has a permanent place in my bathroom and in my travel bag. Why? It’s the ultimate multitasker for skin and hair care!!
I use Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil because it’s one simple ingredient that doesn’t irritate my sensitive skin, won’t clog pores and dries soft — not greasy — on my skin.
So, what do I use a bottle of oil for? Um, everything! I use the Desert Essence 100% Pure Jojoba Oil to:
Hydrate dry fingernails and toenails
Are you searching for a special Christmas treat for your pup? My fur friend, Archie, recently taste-tested Blue Buffalo Santa Snacks Natural Crunchy Dog Treat Biscuits, Oatmeal & Cinnamon as well as the Blue Buffalo Santa Snacks Natural Soft Dog Treats, Chicken. Here’s our take!
First, we tried out the Blue Buffalo Santa Snacks Natural Crunchy Dog Treat Biscuits, Oatmeal & Cinnamon. Archie seems to love this sweeter, seasonal flavor. The treats are bite-size (for a medium to large dog), crunc...
The holiday season always arrives faster than expected. Start planning now to increase the visibility of your small business, attract new customers, and keep your customers engaged during the fourth quarter. Small Business Saturday can help boost those end-of-year numbers, having a positive impact on the financial success of your small business.
We've got you covered with even more tips for the season, check out our Small Business Saturday resource page for free resources.
Entice customers to...
After you've decked out your furry friend's habitat with the coolest decor and playful toys, you might wonder if they need time outside their playground-like enclosure. Does my rabbit need exercise? How do I keep my hamster healthy? Will my guinea pig benefit from playtime in the yard? We love these questions and have some insight for you.
Do small animals need exercise?
We know an afternoon walk helps us shake off the day's tension and boost our mood. But what about our small furry pets? Do ...