Quick Change In Weather....

Discussion in 'Quail' started by Fat Daddy, Mar 13, 2011.

  1. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Crowing

    2,208
    503
    256
    Dec 11, 2010
    Ks
    Yesterday was in the mid 60 here in my part of Kansas. The day before that was 71. I had a group of 6 week old Georgia Giants living in the shop. I'v been weaning them off the heat lamp, no lamp the last few days, and live is good. I moved them out to there out side pen yesterday and it got down to 31 deg last night. I had put there lamp back, so life was still good this morning and today.

    When I watched the news tonight, the weather man said we may get a winter mix late tonight and in the morning. I just received a "severe winter weather warning" saying 3 to 6" are expected tonight. Got up to check the birds and everything is white and silver dollar size snow flakes.... Welcome to your new home quail birds!! We live in Kansas!!

    I got them closed off from the wind and drifts of snow that may have blown in. They should be warmer than they were in the barn with out the light, Just has to be a stress to them.... I whine about Kansas, but every time I leave, I cant get back quick enough...Bill
     
  2. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Songster

    1,688
    16
    176
    Aug 5, 2010
    my house in maryland
    Nothing like an early almost spring snow to keep you on your toes... Glad you got everyone all tucked in for the night safely...[​IMG]
     
  3. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Songster

    Nov 3, 2009
    Grenada, Ms
    Quote:First of all, I think I feel comfortable that you know how to take care of them young'uns .......... and ......... Aaaahhhhhh, how 'bout puttin' up a big ol' curtain 'tween me and you.......and keepin' that frigid temp, and them silver dollar size flakes all to you Kansasians....... [​IMG]
     
  4. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Crowing

    2,208
    503
    256
    Dec 11, 2010
    Ks
    Now Randall, you know a little change now and again keeps ya from gettin bored!! I would'nt know how to act with nice weather all the time. Nuthing to gripe about. I think the birds are have'in a big time. They can see out thru about 8" at the end of the pen... go out and there all peek'in out that hole, 3' away from the heat light! Bill
     
  5. _Randall_

    _Randall_ Songster

    Nov 3, 2009
    Grenada, Ms
    Quote:Been T-shirt and shorts weather here for awhile now. Grass is gettin' green, and Bob's are gettin restless!
     
  6. Fat Daddy

    Fat Daddy Crowing

    2,208
    503
    256
    Dec 11, 2010
    Ks
    Well everybody made thru the storm just fine... Out look'in about like, "Wow, whats gonna happen on the 3rd day outside"

    [​IMG]


    [​IMG]
     
  7. mhwc56

    mhwc56 Songster

    1,688
    16
    176
    Aug 5, 2010
    my house in maryland
    nice cages but YOU can have THAT weather for sure !
     
  8. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    Quote:[​IMG]
     

BackYard Chickens is proudly sponsored by: