Best Breeds in Summer Heat & Humidity??

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by MamaDragon, Sep 6, 2008.

  1. MamaDragon

    MamaDragon Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings All!

    What breeds best tolerate Hot and Humid summer weather?

    I've read that several are "hardy in cold weather", but I've only found one, the Brahma, that states specifically that it tolerates heat extremely well.

    Anyone know any others?

    We're looking for birds that will not only do well in cold, icy winters, but will not drop from the humid, sultry heat of our summers. Temps over 100 degrees for several weeks on end, and humidity over 80%.

    Kathy
     
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  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Hi Kathy, we are slightly hotter than you in SW Arkansas and I chose the brahmas specifically because they do tolerate the heat so well. Hard to imagine with them being such large birds, but mine did great this summer. I adore my brahmas. Sweet, inquisitive, very easy-going birds.
     
  4. fowlafoot

    fowlafoot Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cubalayas are also very good in heat and humidity [​IMG]
     

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