Chickens in cold condition

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Chickens4life13, Oct 10, 2013.

  1. Chickens4life13

    Chickens4life13 Hatching

    Oct 7, 2013
    I have only 2 chicken a hen and a rooster . It's getting really cold and it is the first time I have had chickens and it is really cold. Any tips to keep them warm apart from a lamp. They are 4 and a half months old
  2. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Crossing the Road

    Apr 3, 2011
    southern Ohio
    Where do you live? Chickens do not usually need any heat source after they are fully feathered. They do need a coop with good overhead ventilation while preventing direct wind to blow on them. People raise chickens in Alaska, Canada, Minnesota, and Maine without heat in coops. A heated dog bowl to keep water from freezing is a good idea.
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