Cold Chickens?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chicks Galore3, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    Today doing chores I noticed my birds were puffed up huddled together in a corner, and some of mine were shaking. I quickly put a heat lamp up, I know some people are dead set against them, and I was too. It is 8 degrees. Is there anything else I can do to heat them up?
     
  2. Judy

    Judy Moderator Staff Member

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    Put up wind blocks. Scatter a bunch of hay for them to snuggle into.
     
  3. nova022

    nova022 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wind is a big culprit in giving them a chill.
     
  4. WalkingOnSunshine

    WalkingOnSunshine Overrun With Chickens

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    Your birds will be fine if they can get out of the wind. 8 degrees isn't too cold for them.
     

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