Chicken too cold??

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by youtubeminer, Mar 6, 2017.

  1. youtubeminer

    youtubeminer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The week is going my slow and the weather is freezing. Like 19 degrees each day and I notice each day's there's chickens laying in the ground. The first day one chicken is laying on the grounds for now it's a group of chickens!! So does this mean they are cold bc when I put them in they still want to go outside thank you for the help anyone!
     
  2. 3riverschick

    3riverschick Poultry Lit Chaser

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  3. ChickenMammX4

    ChickenMammX4 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are your chickens? 19F is not too cold for full grown chickens that are In a dry draft-free area and in good health.
     
  4. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 I've had full grown chickens in below zero with no supplemental heat in there coop and they have done fine
     
  5. youtubeminer

    youtubeminer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The chickens are about 9 months old
     
  6. Eps32

    Eps32 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    9 months old they should be fine are you making sure they have un frozen fresh water at all times and a place they can roost that's not real drafty
     
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