Putting chicks to bed

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Chez, Nov 22, 2007.

  1. Chez

    Chez Hatching

    Oct 18, 2007
    I wondered what other chick lovers did to keep their pets warm in winter? I have an eglu-cube and put down newspaper and straw for them. I have five: 1 Rhode Island Red/East Sussex, 2 Silky Bantams, 1 Cochin and 1 Pekin and am worried that they might get cold. Should I put in loads more straw or do people think they all cuddle up to one another and keep each other warm? I would be grateful for any help please, thanks x[​IMG]
  2. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    good to let people know your'e area when asking questions about cold weather so you'll get a more accurate response. from your basic description, they sound fine. pekins love the cold.
  3. picklespickles

    picklespickles Songster

    Oct 27, 2007
    look in the section on coop construction and there will be a lot of information

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