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chabos outside in winter....too cold?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by spish, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. spish

    spish De Regenboog Kippetjes

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    i have 6 chabo's (3 cockerals, 3 hens) they live outside in a small enclosure that sits directly on the concrete (the muddy grass was damaging their wings a lot so i moved them onto solid ground with a thin layer of sawdust/straw)
    anyhow temps are dropping dramatically and the ground is freezing. with there legs being so short and bodies close to the ground..would it maybe be better bringing them inside the barn? i have space now in what used to be a guinea pig enclosure but my guinea pigs are inside the house now for the winter so there 'playground' is empty..plenty big enough for 6 chabos (2metres by 2metres)
     
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