it is soooo hot here

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by smom1976, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. smom1976

    smom1976 too many projects too little time!

    May 2, 2008
    Pensacola, FL
    it is so hot here in pensacola today.. and there is like no wind..

    I just put ice cubes in their waterer I am wondering if I should spray down their pen?

    cool things off a bit.
     
  2. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    You can do that...anything to try to keep them cool...I run a fan from the rafters in my henhouse on hot summer days and make sure the waterers are filled with fresh water 3 or 4 times a day...
     
  3. Charlene

    Charlene Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hot like crazy here too, though in Cali at least it's not as humid, though I clocked 109 in the sahde yesterday. The poor girls are panting and have their wings up all day.

    I used the hose to make a nice wet spot for them in the shade. They used it some and also pecked around in it.
     

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