Aussies, Take Your Temperature!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Ribh, Jan 15, 2019.

  1. Ribh

    Ribh Songster

    Yesterday we hit a high of 28C on the island with 29C forecast for today. We also get an almost constant sea breeze so neither we nor our chooks are suffering too badly through the heatwave but how are the rest of you doing? Brissie was in the low 30's yesterday but no breeze. I had to go to the mainland & freaked, worried about my birds but our temps stayed well below that. Today I watered down their run & let them out early so they could get into the deepest shade before the heat really kicks in. What are your temps like & how are you doing?
  2. I'm in NC and it's pretty cold here; almost freezing!
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  3. Hawgfan

    Hawgfan Chirping

    Aug 17, 2017
    Imboden, AR
    If 30C=86F is considered a heatwave, I need to move to Australia
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  4. Ribh

    Ribh Songster

    Nope. People west & south are in the 40s & 50s ~ that's the heatwave. We are pretty much missing it where I am but I feel for those enduring it.
  5. Ribh

    Ribh Songster

    Never gets that cold where I am but our humidity can go through the roof.
  6. MickWithChicks

    MickWithChicks Songster

    Jul 18, 2017
    East Coast of Australia
    Ahh, 28 would be so good at the moment. It reached 44C at work and 38C at home today. Luckily my chook pens have good foliage coverage from some star jasmine trees :) ... they barely even noticed.
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  7. Ribh

    Ribh Songster

    Star Jasmine over the chook pens: what a lovely idea!

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