Summer heat is just around the corner! It is exciting for humans, but for your chickens it could be deadly. Chickens can withstand the cold much easier than they can handle extreme heat. When temperatures get into the 80s, you should keep an eye on your flock and begin to use the tips below to not only make them more comfortable but to keep heat stroke away. When temperatures approach 90 degrees, egg production will slow down and your girls will start to show signs of distress. Learn the signs of heat distress to look out for and how to keep your flock comfortable this summer
- The Cape Coop
Liz is a suburban homesteader who is raising chickens, ducks,and wooly Angora rabbits in her coastal New England backyard. She loves tending her large veggie garden and DIY projects! She also crafts a line of natural handmade soaps and beauty care products using plenty of local ingredients. www.thecapecoop.com/
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