Chickens do not require a heat source in the winter and we advise against adding a heat source because it can be a fire hazard.
They do, however, need a well-ventilated draft-free coop space to protect them from the elements. Chickens are surprisingly hardy and will fluff up their feathers and cozy on up with one another to stay warm. Visit our blog to read more on How Chickens Stay Warm In The Winter.
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