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Geez, it's hot out!! Laying scrambled eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by McEgg, Jul 25, 2008.

  1. McEgg

    McEgg Out Of The Brooder

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    well, not yet anyway.
    It's H O T!!!!outside, 100+ with a strong,dry wind.
    Any suggestions on how to keep the hens cool(cooler).

    Thanks!!!
     
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  2. mmajw

    mmajw Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 31, 2008
    Maine
    Sprinkler over the run
    small kiddie pool 1/4 or 1/2 full
    Ice in their drinking water
    Ice chunks in the run
    shade
    dirt or sand for dust baths
     
  3. Break an Egg

    Break an Egg Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wet down the dirt, and spray the chickens, they run from it, but it has to cool them off.
     

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