hello from michigan...

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by momof5, Oct 27, 2011.

  1. momof5

    momof5 New Egg

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    winter is on the way and i'm trying to winterize my coop. it's my first time with chickens and i need help. please:)
     
  2. chicmom

    chicmom Dances with Chickens

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    Hello! Welcome from Ohio! What is your coop like?
     
  3. momof5

    momof5 New Egg

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    made of sheet metal and 2 by 4s for their house and a run. house is insulated
     
  4. dawg53

    dawg53 Humble

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    Welcome to BYC. I use hay as insulation. But it doesnt get as cold down here like where you live. Someone from up north will chime in soon.
     
  5. Olive Hill

    Olive Hill Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome! Be sure to stop by the Michigan Thread, lots of great people and wonderful information over there. Here is the link .

    Your chickens don't need anything special in the winter. As long as they have a wind block so they can get out of the cold winds we get, food and water they will be fine. You can either use a heater waterer base, a heated dog water bowl or you can refresh their water twice a day when it freezes.
     
  6. SeramasLovers

    SeramasLovers Out Of The Brooder

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  7. momof5

    momof5 New Egg

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    Thank you chicmom and dawg53 all suggestions are greatful [​IMG]
     
  8. momof5

    momof5 New Egg

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    Thank you Olive hill
     
  9. kidcody

    kidcody Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] [​IMG] from WA. glad you joined us [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  10. dadsdeercamp

    dadsdeercamp Say goodnight gracie

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    Hi hello and [​IMG] from Minnesota All you need is a good wind block for them
     

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