how cold is too cold for silkies?

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

  1. Wendy'sChicksRock

    Wendy'sChicksRock Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    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 Chillin' With My Peeps

    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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