heat remedy

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by panner123, Jun 10, 2008.

  1. panner123

    panner123 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 15, 2007
    Garden Valley, ca
    With this heat wave that is hitting some try this. Put a watermelon in the fridge until it is cold. Cut off a hunk and give it to your chickens. Do this with all your scraps. This will help to lower the body temp. Just the opposite of getting them hot food in the winter. Change the water every change you get.
     
  2. crystalchik

    crystalchik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a good idea Panner123! Thank you! I could use that very much!!
    Crystalchik
     
  3. lfoose

    lfoose Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I gave mine some cooked cold rice and a bit of cold milk mixed and they loved it.
     
  4. CHKNFMR

    CHKNFMR Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine love some yogurt... I give them some from the fridge around 6-7 pm... wonderful cool down snack before time to roost for the night.
     
  5. thechickenchick

    thechickenchick Born city, Living country

    Mar 8, 2008
    Eaton, Colorado
    My gosh! I just had to tell you all that it is SNOWING here!! I just had to go turn the heat on in the coop. Its 33 degrees here. Even with the heat lamp the youngins were getting a little chilly! The big girls however came out their door and are standing in the snow! Wha a site![​IMG] Take care with that heat! I would be worried about my chickens too!
     

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