Wanted: Cooling Down tips.

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by little farmer, May 28, 2012.

  1. Hi I just got a rush of very very hot weather up here in PA. I had some questions and I am asking for some tips to help cool my 4 chickens.

    Ok so I was wondering if a chicken is thirsty does it open its beak? Also do they kinda spread their wings a little more than usual so that air can flow?

    And if you have any tips on helping col my 4 little birds that would be great!!! Thanks!!!
    Last edited: May 28, 2012
  2. Yes, it is suddenly hot here in PA. My coop neared 100 with all the ventilation open! Try ice in their water, nice cold watermelon. They pant like dogs.
  3. Thank you!!! I will try that.

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