he heat

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by broken bridge farms, Jun 3, 2011.

  1. broken bridge farms

    broken bridge farms Out Of The Brooder

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    help i lost one of my ladys today do to the heat she had her head on her wing and was hiding under the corner of the coop when i went to check for eggs she didn't move she was stiff and doa any ideas to keep them cooler most of them hang out under the trees. they have plenty of water 15 gal and i filled it 3 times today
     
  2. Glenmar

    Glenmar Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could add ice to the water. Mine have a fan attached to the wire in their run.
     
  3. harveyhorses

    harveyhorses Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Could you hang a tarp or someting on the side/top of the run to make some shade?

    I am very sorry for your loss.
     
    Last edited: Jun 3, 2011

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