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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Rystall, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Rystall

    Rystall Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi! I just joined but I have been reading post for a while. I have 10 hens and one very sweet silkie rooster. We have 2 golden comets(laying), 1 Rhode Island Red (maybe laid 1st egg today), 1 barred rock (also might have started laying today), 1 Easter egger (maybe started too), 2 mutts and 3 blak sex link (we call them chicklets). I have two sons 7 and 1 and my husband that all help us! I am hoping for some suggestions about making my coop prepared for winter as it is getting cold some nights up here in Vermont! Thank you!
     
  2. AK Baha

    AK Baha Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! [​IMG]Happy you joined!
     
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  4. dschicken

    dschicken Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi from tx. Cant help u much with the cold weather question. I have read that some people just use extra littler.
     
  5. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG] If you go to "where am I, where are you," in the social forum, you can locate and post on your state thread. People in your area(climate) can best tell you what to do for winter.
     
  6. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    I also live somewhere very warm so I don't have any tips, but good luck!
    I hear lots of stories about grown chickens coping fine with the cold though, even in the middle of winter. :)
     
  7. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     

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