What do I need to know?

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by FluffyPuff, Mar 4, 2014.

  1. FluffyPuff

    FluffyPuff Chillin' With My Peeps

    I want to get some silkie chicks in April. I live in Texas where the summers are hot and humid and winters can get below freezing. Of course when it gets too cold I will bring the silkies inside but at what temp is "too cold" for silkies and what temp is too hot? Any tips suggestions or warnings?
     
  2. CrazyChookLady5

    CrazyChookLady5 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have silkies and in Australia in the summer time it getting up to 45*C (not very often though) and my silkies do get very hot but I have a tap turn on a little under trees so they go lay in the cool water, in winter It never gets below 0*C where I live and they're fine in that weather but im not sure what the minimum temp is for silks,
     

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