Silkies + Cold?

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by theron, Dec 9, 2009.

  1. theron

    theron Theron's Fowl Farm

    Nov 15, 2009
    Midland, MI
    Do silkies mind the cold? Right now its 37 F. Should I let them out for a little bit?
     
  2. ninny

    ninny Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jul 1, 2007
    IL side of the QCA
    I use to free range silkies. As long as there foot feathers dont get soaked and they can get out of the weather they should be fine.
     
  3. briteday

    briteday Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 16, 2008
    Northern NV
    It's been -6 to -10 the last 3 nights, and daytimes highs in the 20's here. The silkies are doing fine in an A-frame with no insulation and no heat source except for the RIR hen I put in with them last night.
     

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