Thanks for the Winter Heat Advice

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by gmayberry, Nov 19, 2011.

  1. gmayberry

    gmayberry Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 26, 2011
    Thanks to everyone who replied to my winter heat question.
    I worked on the farm growing up but keeping my own is a new experience.The people I worked for kept around forty white legherns (pronounced leg horns around here) in a coop that was probably 30' X 20'.
    There was no heat and no vasaline on the combs and as I remember they did just fine.
    I think now that the lady of the house watched over the flock and we were stuck with the less desireable functions like cleaning out the coop in the spring.
    I had not planned on providing heat unless the temp gets down below zero which doesn't happen that often here. At least not for an extended period of tim.
    Again, Many Thanks
  2. wyododge

    wyododge Chillin' With My Peeps

    Sep 30, 2011
    not sure if I replied to your thread, but would also like to send a word of thanks to all those who are so willing to help out. Good people here!

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