Putting a hen back outside

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by Sqhomestead, Apr 1, 2018.

  1. Sqhomestead

    Sqhomestead In the Brooder

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    If you've had a sick or injured chicken in the house and they're well enough to go back to the coop, how much of a temperature difference is ok for them? Like if it's 69 degrees in the house, and 45 outside, is that too drastic of a difference too quick?
     
  2. oldhenlikesdogs

    oldhenlikesdogs Waiting on a Fresh Garden Salad

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    Should be fine. It's always best to isolate a chicken in the coop where it can still be seen or else you may have troubles putting it back with the flock.
     
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  3. Sqhomestead

    Sqhomestead In the Brooder

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    Thank you again! I'll update in a couple of days and let.you know how she is!
     
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  4. Eggcessive

    Eggcessive Enabler

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    You know, most chickens can have that much of a change even when they stay outside all of the time. What is important, is when one is brought in to very warm temps for a long period of time, then put outside in freezing temps, they would have more trouble adjusting.
     

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