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Bantoms in winter

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by joojy, Oct 20, 2011.

  1. joojy

    joojy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi

    We have 2 bantoms in an outdoor coop, with 3 hens. Do they need to be kept in the garage for winter, or is a heat lamp enough?
     
  2. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:no as long they have draft free spot to get out of the weather
     
  3. Illia

    Illia Crazy for Colors

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    Unless they're little chicks or a cold intolerant breed (oriental gamefowl perhaps) they don't need extra heating. [​IMG]
     
  4. NorthestGeorgia14

    NorthestGeorgia14 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    No just give them a good dry and no draft place they should do just fine.
     
  5. elmo

    elmo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A lot depends on the breed of bantam and where you are. If you've got bantam cochins in Miami, that's one answer. If you've got Seramas in Anchorage, that's another answer.
     
  6. chickendales

    chickendales Chillin' With My Peeps

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    i live michigan and it gets cold her my freind dp good with out any heat but they are in the gorage
     

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