The much talked about “Polar Vortex” made its way into Kentucky Wednesday. While school was called off, farm chores never are. We’re surviving, the animals are doing well and hopefully warm weather will return before too long.

We knew that the Polar Vortex was coming for a few days, so we had time to prepare. We made sure to freshen up the wood chips in the chicken coops and placed heat lamps in two of the three chicken houses. As the worst chill arrived, we kept the chickens in for the day with the hopes that they’d stay warmer not venturing out.

Here’s a quick tour to check in on the homestead as the Polar Vortex came calling:

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