Florida weather question

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by denco5, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. denco5

    denco5 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 23, 2010
    Ocoee Florida
    Down in the 30's tonight, is there any need to worry about the girls? They are in a coop but the windows will be open. They seem to be fine in this weather, am I right?
  2. Jessiewoodard57

    Jessiewoodard57 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 2, 2010
    Bushnell, FL.
    not to worry. I have heat lamps only on my 3 months and under.
  3. TigerLilly

    TigerLilly I failed Chicken Math

    Jul 18, 2010
    Central Florida
    From what I've read, we don't seem to have to worry so much about the weather issues most others have, since we don't have the consistly freezing temps. I'm in the central part of the state. Does the northern part of the state (which gets significantly colder more often), have to worry more about winterizing?
  4. A.T. Hagan

    A.T. Hagan Don't Panic

    Aug 13, 2007
    North/Central Florida
    They need to be out of the direct wind, dry, well hydrated, and have a crop full of feed. Other than that they ought to pass the cold nights OK. I don't do anything special for mine.
  5. nwfchickenman

    nwfchickenman Out Of The Brooder

    Nov 7, 2010
    NW Florida
    If there's any wind, I'd cover the windows.

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