Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by d.k, Feb 27, 2008.

  1. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    Chook is upset cuz I brought her in. Having a cool snap & the breeze is colder still. She's been yelling & now I sware she's got HICCUPHS! Should I do something??
  2. chicknmania

    chicknmania Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

    Jan 26, 2007
    central Ohio
    You don't give much info about where you are or how cold it is, but if the hen has a shelter outside, put her back out there. I think the stress she's enduring being in unfamiliar surroundings is probably worse than the cold. Ours stay out all year round, in a barn, but it's cold...the barn is not heated, but it does provide shelter. They have been fine in the 3 & years we've had them. And it can get cold here. If you want to give her a heat source, get her a heat light or milk house heater to use during the day.

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