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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

    Nov 24, 2011
    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

    Mar 31, 2008
    Grifton NC
    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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