hello, i am new to chickens. I purchased 4 prodution reds at the begining of May 2011. I lived and worked in Houston TX, i have recentlly retired and bought 23 acers on Toledo Bend with 1/2 mile of waterfront. HEAVEN! Now in August 2011 HOT, Lost one red ,mail ordered 3 more and ended up leghorn packing peanuts will send those to freezer camp!