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Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by Italian Chicken, Dec 7, 2012.

  1. Italian Chicken

    Italian Chicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I live in Northern Minnesota, is it better to heat your coop for egg production?
     
  2. Bear Foot Farm

    Bear Foot Farm Overrun With Chickens

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    Food and light matter more than heat.
    Chickens can stand lots of cold if they are dry and out of drafts.
    I wouldn't use any more heat than what is needed to keep the water from freezing, and maybe to warm nest boxes if you can't get eggs before they freeze
     

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