Folklore about Feathers and Forecasting

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Chicken Feather Winter

To celebrate our 225th anniversary, we’re looking through our archives to bring you 225 pieces of wit, wisdom, and fun in a series we’re calling Almanac Treasures (see more of them here).

If you see a chicken’s or a turkey’s feathers are very thick at Thanksgiving time, expect a hard winter.

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The Old Farmer's Almanac: Book of Weather Lore

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