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Feather Feet in Sub-tropical areas

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Julie_A, Nov 16, 2009.

  1. Julie_A

    Julie_A Songster

    Apr 20, 2008
    Brewton, Ala.
    I've just seen the most beautiful birds... Buff Brahmas. Anyone in the deep, deep south or somewhere really hot and humid have experience with them? I don't want to get anything that is so feathered that it suffers in the heat.

    Any pics, comments, etc. are appreciated!

  2. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

    Nov 9, 2007
    SW Arkansas
    Our summers here in SW Arkansas are hot and muggy. Temps. have been climbing every year and in July and August 100+ degrees is not unusual.
    My brahmas do absolutely fine with the heat. I just make sure they have plenty of water sources. They lay around in the shade during the hottest part of the day, doing most of their foraging in the early morning and evening.
    I took some new pics yesterday. I'll see if I can post them later. [​IMG]

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