Question!?

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by albird101, Dec 4, 2013.

  1. albird101

    albird101 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It's been getting pretty cold down in Fresno, around 30-39 degrees I was wondering at what temperature should I begin to worry about my chickens.. There old english bantams, I heard there cold hardy and all but, I wanted to make sure they could get through the cold! Will straw or hay warm them up? Or what can I do to keep then warm? Thanks.
     
  2. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life Out of the Woods Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  3. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC. Keep them dry, draft free and well fed, and they will do fine.
     
  5. Fierlin1182

    Fierlin1182 powered-flight

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    Hi and :welcome

    I agree, dry and draft-free!
    Good luck, and enjoy the site. :D
     
  6. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    They do need ventilation in their coop area so that they don't get frostbite from condensation forming in the coop. Usually vents are put at the top sides of coop, so there is no draft on the birds .
     
  7. chick lovers

    chick lovers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I agree dry, draft free, and well fed.
     
  8. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC! I agree with the above advice, good luck.
     

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