seramas in virginia

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by newham0614, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. newham0614

    newham0614 Chirping

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    I've seen a couple ads on craigslist for serama chicks in harrisonburg. Does anybody have them in virginia that let them live outside? I would love to have a couple.
    Thanks
     
  2. ChickadeeMom

    ChickadeeMom Chirping

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    i live in west virginia and know a lady that lives near me (also in wv) and she has her outside, she brings them inside when its really really cold and gives them a heat source for winter. i just hatched out one serma... had 2 but the other never hatched. sadly my hatchling died BUT i bought another one from the lady i got my eggs from and got 2 more eggs in the bator now.

    i plan on keeping them in a special 'suite' ie converted rabbit hutch... since i have considerably bigger chickens and i dont what the bigger bullies to harm my little sermas.

    i will provide a heat lamp but nothing special for them unless it gets unbearably cold them i may bring them in the garage but it will depend.


    depending on how close we are to each other i may be able to set you up with the lady i deal with. pm me if you would like.
     
  3. key west chick

    key west chick Songster

    May 31, 2008
    Gainesville, GA
    I dont live in Virginia but I do live in north Ga and it got really cold this year and we had lots of snow. I have a small flock of seramas and have never giving them any additional heat. They have done fine. Here there are in their little serama hutch. [​IMG]
     
  4. bb7chickens

    bb7chickens Hatching

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    Can you tell me what coop this is? I'm trying to find something big enough for about 7 seramas. Thanks!
     

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