Keeping chicken in Phoenix

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PhoenixChicks, Aug 19, 2013.

  1. PhoenixChicks

    PhoenixChicks New Egg

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    Hi, I just got my first baby chicks. They are about five days old and living in a brooder in my bathroom. It is really hot right now in Phoenix so they will not go outdoors for about four weeks when it starts to cool down, at least at night. Would love to hear from others in the desert southwest with any advice on keeping chickens in this harsh summer climate.
     
  2. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  3. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    [​IMG]you might want to go to "where am I, where are you," to locate and post on the Arizona thread - where you can get that very advice from others battling the climate.
     
  4. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Hello from Kansas, PhoenixChicks, and [​IMG]! Pleased to have you with us! Best wishes to you and your flock!
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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  6. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan

    The Arizona thread is very active, you should be able to find lots of advice there
     
  7. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  8. ChirpyChicks1

    ChirpyChicks1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome to the site and best of luck!
     

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