Ameraucanas good in the winter?

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Birchwood, Jun 13, 2009.

  1. Birchwood

    Birchwood In the Brooder

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    I would love to get acouple of ameraucana chicks but was wondering if they are good winter survivers? I live in VT where it gets pretty cold in the winter months!
     
    Last edited: Jun 13, 2009
  2. EweSheep

    EweSheep Flock Mistress

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    You bet they can ditch out any kind of weather you give them! All of mine are HARDY and never had a frostbite on their toes or combs.
     
  3. McSpin

    McSpin Songster

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    They are probably one of the most cold-hardy breeds. Mine run into the snow when I open their door in the winter mornings. They seem to love it. My other breeds, usually take a peak outside and then turn around and go back to their roosts.
     
  4. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    I'm going to be finding out how hardy they are in heat this summer.
     
  5. ijon1

    ijon1 Songster

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    They are good all around chickens. Good in cold weather and with a light good layers in the winter.
     

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