I am worried about little Bell.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Peachesbabychick, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Hi everyone,

    My little buff orpington, Belle is molting for the 2nd time this season! Is this normal? She is a very small girl and I am just worried she will get cold. We are getting temps in the 20's during the day and at night. Her coop is insulated, draft free, and dry. I also put a barn blankie up in the corner of her roost and she snuggles up in it at night.

    Is there anything else I should be doing for her?

    It is possible to keep her in the garage at night till she gets her new feathers in.
  2. Peachesbabychick

    Peachesbabychick Chillin' With My Peeps

  3. coyotesmommy

    coyotesmommy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jun 13, 2011
    Is there a way you can just run a light bulb inside the coop? How big a area? One 100 watt bulb will produce a lot of heat and if it is up high enough from catching mulch on fire but close enough to produce a little heat during the nights.

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