planning for 3 hens in south florida

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  1. mimis chicks

    mimis chicks New Egg

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    I would appreciate suggestions on a small, easy to clean coop. Also, what chickens do best in the heat of south Florida?
     
  2. cavemanrich

    cavemanrich Overrun With Chickens

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    I see that you have been here a long time and may have read quite a few articles. If you are going to only have 3 chickens, then a prefab coop for about $200 should suit your needs. I know many peeps criticize them, but of course there are many that it works well for. As for heat tolerant chickens, there quite a few breeds. Easiest way to see which ones is to join your state thread and see what your neighboring chicken keepers are raising.
    Here is a link to the largest thread for Florida. https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/305793/florida-always-sunny-side-up
    WISHING YOU BEST .....
    Here is a pix of one of those prefab coops. A good starting point.
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