How Cold is it where you are? How do your birds mind it?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by aoxa, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Yes

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  2. No

    0 vote(s)
    0.0%
  3. A little

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  4. They don't mind the cold, but HATE the snow!

    2 vote(s)
    40.0%
  1. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    It's a crisp 0 degrees here this morning, and -20F with the windchill.

    That's -18C and -29 with the windchill.

    Wondering how everyone else is faring. It's cold and I hate it, but my birds are doing just fine. They are laying like the good girls they are, and I return home from work to cracked eggs. Half of what I got yesterday was cracked open.


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    Let me know how your birds are handling it. What you are doing to help them along, and if you are doing nothing special at all.
     
    Last edited: Jan 3, 2013
  2. Chick_In_The_Burbs

    Chick_In_The_Burbs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It was 8 degrees this morning with a -10 windchill. Ladies didn't mind since the white stuff was gone. :)
     
  3. JesseTheChicken

    JesseTheChicken Out Of The Brooder

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    with my chickens
    It's about -1C outside and my chicks won't leave the coop. Anything below 3C, my chickens won't go out. Is this natural?
     
  4. CinnamonQueen

    CinnamonQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's probably gotten down as far as the teens here, with no snow. This is unusually cold for Texas, but the coldest temps are at night.
     

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