hot and humid here in va.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by bucky52, May 29, 2012.

  1. bucky52

    bucky52 Songster

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    i have a total of five fans going.and the chickens are still panting.and their runs are shaded.i probably could put ac in their coops for what its costing me to run fans 24/7.so what are you doing to keep your chickens cool.
     
  2. mnferalkitty

    mnferalkitty Songster

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    I freeze jugs with water in them and place them in front of the fans and all over the run and coop, I make sure they have cold water by added ice to it(big blocks of ice). I make sure they have dirt to scratch divets out of to cool off in
     
  3. bucky52

    bucky52 Songster

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    i did the frozen water jugs last summer,until our frezzer played out.i give them freshwater in the morning when i feed them.than when i get home from work at 6:30 will refesh their water.
     

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