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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Adelina, Oct 16, 2013.

  1. Adelina

    Adelina Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just got my first chickens since I was a kid, and am trying to raise them at high altitude in the Rockies, so extreme cold(-20 to -30 at times) is an issue..
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    We get pretty cold winters here too. There is a thread about winterizing for newbies, you can search for it in the Raising Backyard Chickens section of the Forum.
     
  3. All Henned Up

    All Henned Up Muffs or Tufts

    Welcome and enjoy!
    Steve.[​IMG]
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] some people stack hay 2-3 bales high around the perimeter of the run to block wind. If your coop is draft free and has ventilation panels high up, your birds should be okay. Some of your flock may decide not to set a foot outdoors in bad weather, so they will pretty much determine how much winter they want to deal with.
     
  5. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Teri Metcalf

    Teri Metcalf Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Greetings from Texas!
     
  7. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  8. babyfoot

    babyfoot Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi [​IMG]
     
  9. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
  10. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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