over heated chickens

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by 500592, Jul 19, 2010.

  1. 500592

    500592 In the Brooder

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    how do i keep my hens cooler in this heat they are already in a shady spot thanks
     
  2. rungirl

    rungirl Songster

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    Wet down some grass under a shady tree for them to lay in. I also freeze water filled soda bottles in the deep freezer and lay them out for them. They'll lay on them or stand on them to cool off.
     
  3. Ironmaiden

    Ironmaiden Chicken Maiden

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    I've been putting ice in their water and giving them frozen mulberries. I had to put a fan on them at night in the coop. I worry too, it's so hot. [​IMG]
     
  4. 500592

    500592 In the Brooder

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    thanks i will try that
     

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