Separated chicken- how cold is too cold?

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  1. swuthrich

    swuthrich Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a chicken that is separated in the run so the feathers on her head can grow back. She has a tub that I made into a make shift coop with a roost. I've been bringing her in when the temps hit 30s because she doesn't have the other chickens to snuggle with.

    At what temp would you bring your single chicken in? I just don't want her to freeze. [​IMG]
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    This is the makeshift coop I made her until she can join the rest of the squad.

    Thank you for your help!!
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    With a dry space out of the wind and having the opportunity to acclimate to cold weather, probably about -15F.

    Even with several chickens in a coop, some just don't snuggle. They're fine alone at quite cold temperatures if they aren't sick.
     
  3. swuthrich

    swuthrich Out Of The Brooder

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    Thank you!!!
     

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