is it posible.........

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by lucyboo, Jun 2, 2011.

  1. lucyboo

    lucyboo Songster

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    hey everybody!!!!!!!

    today it was like 93 degrees in willow spring NC and so i knew there would be a posibility tht we wouldnt get all 6 eggs today, but i would never guess tht we would only get 2 eggs!!!!!!! is it posible tht if the tempature outside affects the egg production????? [​IMG]

    thanx

    <3 lucyboo
     
  2. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Crowing

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    Yes I think the heat effects every animal. It was in the 90's here in Ohio and out of my four duck eggs I only got one. It was from my early laying duck.
     
  3. BrattishTaz

    BrattishTaz Roo Magnet

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  4. ADozenGirlz

    ADozenGirlz The Chicken Chick[IMG]emojione/assets/png/00ae.png

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    Quote:[​IMG] from Connecticut!! Heat is a MAJOR stressor of chickens and it is completely normal to see a drop in production in such high temperatures. The most important thing you can do to help your chickens out is to keep them supplied with lots of cool, fresh water. Egg production is a water-intensive process and they absolutely must stay hydrated. Provide as much shade for them as you can on hot days too. Lots of folks offer their chickens frozen watermelon or milk jugs full of frozen water for them to snuggle alongside to try and keep cool. Whatever works for your chickens.
     
  5. ThePigeonKid

    ThePigeonKid Songster

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  6. NonnasBabies

    NonnasBabies Muddy Acre Farms

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  7. benjoycei

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    Hi from NC, too Hotter than blue blazes in Wilmington, too. [​IMG]
     
  8. Chickencoop1996

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  9. JulieNKC

    JulieNKC Crowing

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    [​IMG] I think I get less eggs when it's hot too.
     
  10. Attack Chicken

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