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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Andrea1, Jan 3, 2013.

  1. Andrea1

    Andrea1 In the Brooder

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    Just wondering about the cold if I should have heat for them. I live south of Boston.
    Thanx, Andrea
     

  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Crowing

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    Hello, Andrea....great to have you here! How old are your birds? If fully feathered - 6 weeks or so - heat isn't necessary. A draft-free coop with deep bedding will be more than enough to keep them warm.
     
  3. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Hi, Andrea, welcome to BYC. If your chckens are adults and you have a dry, well ventilated, draft free coop -they will be fine without supplemental heat.
     
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