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Hot Silkie?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by totallytang, Jul 3, 2011.

  1. totallytang

    totallytang Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hi all! I have this lavender silkie pullet that is about 6mo old I want to show her in the fair this summer, but I am concerned about the heat. She had to be pulled from a sale cage during a spring APA show because she was panting and acting overly hot. The previous owners seem to think she will be fine because she is going to be older, however I have noticed that whenever it is hot outside she is panting. My other silkies do not do this (at least not to this extent)… even the young ones are more tolerant of the heat than she is… does anyone have any ideas on what could causes this or how to prevent her from overheating at the fair? she will have to be at the fair a whole week… [​IMG]
     

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