How cold is too cold?

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Natural Mama, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. Natural Mama

    Natural Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello Coloradans,

    I'm on the front range and it is currently 9 degrees F. I haven't given my girls a heat source because I am under the understanding that with one they won't acclimate to the cold. They seem fine and they still want out to free range in the yard. Should I be worried about how cold it is? I only have 2 hens in a little backyard coop.

    Thanks!
    Hilary
     
  2. BorneHomestead

    BorneHomestead Chillin' With My Peeps

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  3. Natural Mama

    Natural Mama Out Of The Brooder

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    Well it is expected to get to -9 tonight. I think I am going to put them in a crate in the garage. My coop is not well insulated. Thanks for the article.
     

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