Cold weather chickens 1.Let them out 2.Don't tightly insulate the coop 3. Don't heat the coop 4. Gather eggs more frequently so that they don't freeze 5.Don't let the water freeze 6. Clean the coop so it stays dry and healthy while they are cooped up 7. To banish boredom give them hanging treats or scratch treats 8. A little bit of Vaseline on combs to prevent frostbite
Recycled chicken coop, great idea for areas with lots of predators. (the roof is an old satellite dish!) Now this could be lots of things...covered garden, small pet area, aviary....how would you be inspired?