Running low on chickens

Discussion in 'Emergencies / Diseases / Injuries and Cures' started by BBQJOE, Jul 23, 2016.

  1. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This Arizona heat is killer, literally. I've now lost like three birds this summer.
    There's nothing further I can really do. They have lots of shade, and water, but I can't run them AC. Heck, I don't even run me AC.
    If I replace them, I'll wait til it cools down in OCT.
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Seems you're not alone, Joe - no fun at all
     
  3. SueT

    SueT Overrun With Chickens

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    Yikes! We had 100ยบ yesterday, birds were panting but made it thru another day. I have done the same, providing shade, even a fan for the youngsters still confined.
    Haven't chickens lived in hot tropical locales like India and Africa for centuries? Did they not originate in Southeast Asia?
     
  4. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Maybe if I pluck them a little?
    Or tie ice cubes under their wings?
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Kinda misread the "pluck" bit - anything' worth a shot, I guess.
     
  6. BBQJOE

    BBQJOE Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Shot may be next.

    I wish they would tell me when they're gonna keel over. I can plan dinner that way, otherwise it's off to the dump.
     
  7. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Inconsiderate little gits, I know. No humidity in my neck of the woods, so I don't seem to suffer the losses that you guys are currently experiencing, but I can imagine how cheesed off you all must get.
     

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