-15 F (-26C) Last Night

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Fred's Hens, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    It doesn't seem to matter how many times people say, "Your chickens will be fine, as long as they are dry." folks still are concerned if their temperature drops 40F. LOL Nice deep straw, nice shelter, lots of fresh air, and the birds are just fine.

    In fact, the 14 little ones, just 7 weeks old? They were fine too. Not a problem.
    They were screaming and chirping for food and nice water this morning, though. Active as can be.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2013
  2. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Two of my little chickies were under 5 weeks old were locked out side of their coop. (they wondered away) it was 0 degrees, they did fine and survived from wild dogs!
     
  3. Fred's Hens

    Fred's Hens Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

    Sun's up, it's -6F, but will they come outside? For bits of left over pancakes? Absolutely!!!


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  4. thebanthams

    thebanthams Chillin' With My Peeps

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    mine wont come out if its raining ! LOL!
     

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