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Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by mjdtexan, Jun 18, 2009.

  1. mjdtexan

    mjdtexan Songster

    Sep 30, 2008
    Houston(ish)
    Ok, my pullets have started laying very few eggs. They are about 6 or 7 months old. It is very hot and dry here in Houston this year for some reason. We are way under our rain index. They have slowed their food intake way down and their water intake is way up. I have installed two fans in their coop in an effort to keep them cool. Is there anything else I can do for them to make them more comfortable. Any kind of "something" I can add to their water?

    Mjd
     
  2. I've heard about using a mister to cool the airup to 20 degrees cooler... Maybe hook up a mister in front of your fan?
     

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