I live in the highest of heat!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Acacia, Jun 20, 2017.

  1. Acacia

    Acacia Just Hatched

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    I live in Las Vegas, the heat is 117 this week, I have 2 large containers of water, (constantly filled and changed daily) and their feed is all full. Though I have them in a shaded area, is this heat going to seriously affect them. I have 2 golden sex links and 2 long island red.
    I do feel them watermelon, that the love, just to cool them off a little in the heat. They do like yogurt, but, with it so hot, I am afraid to give them that.
    I welcome any and all feedback, I am new at this.
     
  2. PD-Riverman

    PD-Riverman Overrun With Chickens

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    Yep, shade, misters, fan, even a set-up place covered with dirt where they can get a couple feet under dirt where its cooler. I dug a hole with the hole diggers---about 3ft deep---It was 102 above ground but in the 70's 3 ft down. Not sure about your area---but that might be something for you to check out.
     
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  3. Acacia

    Acacia Just Hatched

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    Thank you, they have shallow holes, but if needs to be deeper, I will
     

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