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Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by ceeceerod, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. ceeceerod

    ceeceerod Out Of The Brooder

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    im in long island and i had 3 hens in a small coop until this afternoon. i only have 2 left will the others freeze to death tonight? i plan on getting 2 more by the weekend what should i do? i have a tarp over the coop but its just the 2 of them right now
     
  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Do your best to eliminate drafts - tuck in the tarp on the corners. Do they bedding (hay or straw or pine shavings) they can nestle into? Or do they roost? Most important - what is their age? If it's 6 weeks + they will be fine I would think.

    What happened to the third hen?
     
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  3. ceeceerod

    ceeceerod Out Of The Brooder

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    i think she got taken i cant find her anywhere. during the day i let out into a fenced in area, when i got home one was in the roost, one was in the bigger yard, and one was missing. they are about a year old- i am going to get 2 more chickens tonight from someone- do you think that is wise?
     
  4. ceeceerod

    ceeceerod Out Of The Brooder

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    oh and they roost but i have a good layer of pine shavings in there
     

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