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Chickens that are heat and cold hardy

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by Annoradeburgh, Aug 27, 2016.

  1. Annoradeburgh

    Annoradeburgh Just Hatched

    Aug 20, 2016
    Hi all! I am seriously considering getting chickens this coming spring after researching for a while. I live in GA, on 5 acres, where the temps can reach past 100 in the summer and below freezing in winter. Which chicken breeds would do well in these temps?
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

    Jan 30, 2015
    Africa - near the equator
  3. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

    Jun 18, 2010
    Southern Oregon

    You have a perfect area for raising birds. Any breed of chicken will do well in your climate.
  4. freepebs2016

    freepebs2016 Out Of The Brooder

    Jul 16, 2016
    I have an Easter egger and two silkies, I live in Missouri and it can get HOT and humid in the summer, most days in July and August reaching at least 90. They have done great but they love it when we give them ice water and make sure they have a ventilated coop! We shall see how the winter goes, this will be their first one!

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