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how cold is too cold for silkies?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Wendy'sChicksRock, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Songster

    Aug 8, 2010
    Oakland county ,MI
    My coop is draft free,somewhat insulated and I'm going to have a light on at night.my silkies are tiny and I'm worried about them.they are seperate from the others due to some feather plucking issues. Should I bring them inside for the winter? It can get pretty cold here ( 10 deg or less some nights even below 0 )

  2. lightfoot

    lightfoot Chirping

    Oct 19, 2010
    NW minnesota
    my silkies are doing good at 10-15 below zero f. but want to make huddle boxes with a heat tube just to be sure. [​IMG]
  3. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Songster

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    They do fine in my -45f and colder temps just keep the coop draft and excess moisture free.

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