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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by chilaman, Jan 26, 2013.

  1. chilaman

    chilaman In the Brooder

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    how has everybody and their chicken's do lately with this really cold weather we have had lately ?
     

  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

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    Mine are doing fine. It was 20 degrees this morning with a layer of ice on the ground. They were out of coop at 7:15 am and waiting for breakfast. However, when the weather is cold rain, they will stay inside the coop.
     
  3. SeeMeShiny

    SeeMeShiny In the Brooder

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    My hens are fine- it's been in the negative teens here at night, but they basically own the barn and seem content. We're having a lot of trouble getting eggs in before they've frozen and cracked. Anyone have any ideas?
     
  4. chilaman

    chilaman In the Brooder

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    i got a small heat at Walmart for $15(LASCO) -it's only 200watts--set it up where they lay--it will keep the eggs from freezing---hopefully
     

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