Chicks are hot what can I do plz help

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Mixedcat13298, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. Mixedcat13298

    Mixedcat13298 Out Of The Brooder

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    My chicks are panting and spreading their wings is there anything besides some shade I can do for them it's hot and humid out right now
     
  2. Annjee

    Annjee Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do ice in the water, cold apples, they adore watermelon... frozen corn for some. I have no idea how old these guys are. Do they have shade? I'm gathering they are outside eating other foods...
     
  3. Chevalia's feathered farm

    Chevalia's feathered farm Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When it gets really hot outside I get my kid pool out and I place my hens in it. At first they tried to fly out but then they realized that the water felt good they all stayed there, and so I had a backyard full of hens sitting in a shallow pond. LOL If you don't have a kid pool just get a bucket and dip them in cooling them off.
     
  4. Mixedcat13298

    Mixedcat13298 Out Of The Brooder

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    They are 5 weeks old just put shade up gave cold peppers and frozen peas wi do the ice in water next
     
  5. rIrs roost

    rIrs roost Sir Crows A lot Premium Member

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  6. Mixedcat13298

    Mixedcat13298 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah they are outside in a pen we don't have a co-op for them yet and we are throwing a party soon so I didnt want them in their cage in the garage til night time so I put them in my garden which doesn't have grass so I'm thinking it's just hot ground I put the pool I am gona put ice I. Water n in about an hour they will be full shade again
    Thanks everyone for your help
     

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