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Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by KingOfFools, Jan 23, 2015.

  1. 3goodeggs

    3goodeggs pays attention sporadically

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    When I first joined-[​IMG]- some people where freezing water in jugs , turning a garbage can on it's side and Putting the ice inside. They acted like air conditioned rooms. You might be able to do that with a box and the n cover it with shade somehow.
    Even if you set up a small sprinkler-on low- the water will help cool that area down some.
    I used to let the hose run in their run until the ground was damp, then they would dig their wallows and lay in the cool dirt.

    Don't forget to drink your water too. Don't dehydrate or get over heated friends!
    Have a good day, I am still working on the big blacksmith shed landscaping project.
     
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  2. prostar

    prostar Overrun With Chickens

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    Well at least our girls are shaded - we built the coop and run under the roof of a "mare motel" on the property. Still can get bloody hot though!
     
  3. MissWiggles

    MissWiggles Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It gonna be that kind of day!
     
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  4. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I use frozen qt. sized drink bottles in 2 gal. sized dishpans and let them stand in the cool water.
    How is your Blacksmith doing?
    Scott
     
  5. scottcaddy

    scottcaddy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    I was always told 'But it's a dry heat' when I was out there in the 70's.
    I thought it was too da*n hot, dry or not!
    Scott
     
  6. prostar

    prostar Overrun With Chickens

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    Agreed. It's humid here today which is odd...but dislike!!!!
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Scott, I've got some people in NM and they always brag that it's dry heat so 100 degrees only feels like 98 (my words). [​IMG]
     
  8. N F C

    N F C More coffee please! Premium Member Project Manager

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    I saw a t-shirt in a Las Vegas gift shop years ago. It showed 2 skeletons sitting on beach chairs in the desert and one of them was saying, "At least it's a dry heat!".

    Hot is hot!
     
  9. WVduckchick

    WVduckchick For The Birds! Premium Member

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    Haha! I have a similar image and that saying on a flask that I bought in Arizona! WV is the wet, humid, sticky heat. Yuck.
     
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  10. Book Em Danno25

    Book Em Danno25 Overrun With Chickens

    Hey everyone
     

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