Sweden

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by jumboray, Jan 13, 2016.

  1. jumboray

    jumboray Out Of The Brooder

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    Hi
    my name is Ray and I have just moved to Sweden from Australia and would like any tips for growing chickens in a very cold climate, any advice would be appreciated
    Thanks
    Ray
     
  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Ray and welcome to BYC- have you onboard. Sorry mate, I live in Kenya and we don't "do" cold weather so I'll leave the advice to other members who are used to brass monkey weather:D

    All the best

    Ct
     
  3. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Merry Christmas! Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome Ray

    Glad you could join the flock! I get a bit of brass monkey weather here in the UK! :gig My top tip would be a draft free, dry and well ventilated coop. Plenty of clean fresh water and good food. Chickens are remarkably hardy in cold weather if given the right conditions. Here is a lovely article from the learning centre ~https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/winter-chicken-keeping

    Wishing you the very best of luck in your new venture and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens Ray, glad you joined the flock..
     
  5. N F C

    N F C eggnog time! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Ray, [​IMG]

    It's nice to have you here!
     
  6. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  7. Simple-country

    Simple-country Out Of The Brooder

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    I actually have Swedish Flowers and they are the ones that venture out in any climate! (Wisconsin-18 degrees and they are out playing in the snow)! Pick a breed that is hearty! Less maintenance!
     

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