will she be Ok on her own??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Snakechick, Feb 14, 2015.

  1. Snakechick

    Snakechick Out Of The Brooder

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    Ok, so I had a small flock of two, a Leghorn and another one that I didn't know the breed... Unfortunately my brown chicken died unexpectedly the other day. I was so upset, but now I am wondering if my leghorn will be Ok to survive the rest of the winter until I can get another hen. Will she be Ok? I live in New York, and it can get really cold here.
     
  2. Egghead_Jr

    Egghead_Jr Overrun With Chickens

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    Try craigslist to find her a companion. They are very social and don't like to be alone.
     
  3. roseyred

    roseyred Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You could set up something for her indoors until you can find her a companion. Get a dog kennel and a tarp and some hay.
     
  4. Snakechick

    Snakechick Out Of The Brooder

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    I have a small carrying crate that I've kept her in over night when its lower than 10° or when it gets too windy, but I have two big dogs that live inside, and aren't too fond of birds, and my dad isn't a big fan of the whole idea, so over night is good, but other than that, I can't really have her inside.
     

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