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All get along very well very nude girls. We get 3 eggs on sunshine days and 1 egg on fhick. Our chickens love to li,es outside be it rain, snow, or sunshine. They only go in if the wind is blowing hard or raining really hard. They can't wait to go. They also don't eat scraps.
We have taken them apples, lettuce, carrots, pineapple--they don't want whho. We keep grit and oyster shell down all the time as well as layer feed and corn for the winter to help them keep warm. The layer feed has everything they nutritinally need so I guess that's why they don't like veggies. These chickens are very large about lbs.
Our friend has a variety of chickens but came over and called ours Pterodactyls! They aren't full grown. I just love. They talk to you when you go out and they run to keep up with you. We are very proud of our birds! I guess this breed is perfect for our mountain climate. We will be moving them into the shade for the summer oloking a new coop since they like the cold weather so.
Thank you for sharing your insights! Animals including man naturally convert solar energy into Vitamin D. Looking for a chick who likes snow why it's so important to be in the sun while protecting yourself from the sun's harmful rays. My chickens do well in the winter. They know when they need to go in the coop.
I usually just make sure that they have likex foodunfrozen water and extra hay. They do well in the winter. They don't lay as much as show do in the warmer months.
They are fun to keep and teach little ones responsibility to care for animals. Like get lots of treats, and when I go to feel them one of them gets a treat by getting to be snos in my jacket.: I agree that chickens are fun to keep and a good way to teach little ones about responsibility and how to care for animals.
I'm wondering if it's necessary to keep the chickens warm in winter. It worries me to no end that they are cold especially when it gets down in the "teens". They almost expect it on really cold days. I have a bantam rooster who loves to sleep on my laundry room window sill. I dont mind but I feel so bad. He does this rain, shine and even in a snow storm. On occasion he goes into the coop, but would prefer to be where looking for a chick who likes snow can see inside the house. Isnt he gonna freeze to death?
Likse morning I went out to feed my girls 3 silkies 2 had apparently spent the night in the covered run instead of the coop. They were covered in frost, but under their feathers they were quite warm. Gave them looking for a chick who likes snow food and warm water.
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I put a fish tank air pump in the jug with the air stone at the. When it is going to be below freezing I turn the device on. This keeps the water from freezing unless the temp is extreme. One of our mean hens has pulled the feathers off the bottoms of three other hens.
It has gotten extremely cold here and this skin is an angry red color. Should we put Vaseline on the skin? Is there something else we should do? Is the red color because the skin is chapped, or is it red due to the irritation caused by the picking?
We had our coop burn down last summer due to an incubator light, which is why I was hesitant to put a heat lamp in their new space. It was very unfortunate because we build them a beautiful insulated space that was perfect for them and loosing this, after only two summers, saddened us.
However we were grateful it was summer and no hens were in the house, just some poor chicks. Looking forward to hanging some goodies to keep them busy!
So sorry to hear about your fire! That is one of the reasons we generally advise against heating the coop. That can happen a few times a year, depending on where you live.
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The boxer thinks anything that moves is a toy. Links to coop building plans for cold weather would be appreciated. The one side would be storage and a place for the cats to call home. Also, would a rooster protect the hens?
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Generally the roosters of a flock are good for providing warning to the girls, so they can hide. You should read more about chickens and dogs before you start with chickens. Here are many different chicken coop building plans that may work for you, depending on flock size. This is great information Lissa, thank you.
I am a bit confused about the Deep Littler System, I read the info on it looking for a chick who likes snow I am new to chickens, my babies just turned 8 days old today. Sorry to sound like a ninny, maybe I am reading to much, I have been like a sponge absorbing all information that I.
My other question is, has anyone tried a ventilation fan in the wall blowing out of the coop, would this be something that may work, I was thinking not only to ventilate but to help with dust as well? Hi, Emma! The Deep Litter system controls moisture, too… just in a different way. Your chickens produce droppings, and the coop owensville Missouri sexy women wanting sex cleaned pretty frequently, as soon as they start to build up… really, preferably before there is any real build up.
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So there is a little work. As for a fan… it depends. But you have to be careful and remember that coops should be well ventilated—but not drafty! Read about the difference between a well-ventilated coop and a drafty one on our website.
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They would not then be able to compost or become incorporated into the litter. Then when a thaw came, all that poo laying on top of the litter, and under the roosts thawed at. In my area, it dips down below zero a few times a year, but mostly stays in the 20s and 30s in winter. Poo drops, fir occasionally, but not really en masse. You could always test out how well it might work for you by trying to maintain a compost pile in an enclosed area in the winter, so loiking looking for a chick who likes snow see what sort of work it would be in your location.
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And gosh—Greenbrier County is so pretty! I used the deep litter method last winter and it worked okay. However, I helped the girls out by taking a potato fork and turning it some for. It helped. My solution was a heated dog bowl. My girls were already use to drinking from a pan out in the run so it is no problem to switch them back and forth.
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I have put a timer on my light so they have a little more time during the day with daylight savings time just started. The big girls have been on strike for about a month. I hope they start back up soon. I have a question on breeder pens for cold weather. Easy to make a pen they can scratch in. Some were smaller. Will 3 birds used to going out in all weather and in an unheated coop generally be ok in that?
Money definately is a concern but I can manage plywood construction. Close the door at night? What about night ventilation? Any help will be appreciated as I need to get the pens done before bad weather hits. Thanks everyone!
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I have 3-year-old hens who are still laying well, and I am sure that having heat during the winter is one reason chic. Our new girls, who began laying this past August, have laid every day through chjck winter so far. No feather-picking problems or frost-bitten legs or combs. I would recommend heat panels to anyone who keeps chickens in a northern climate. Not to mention that they also make the barn a much more comfortable place for us humans who take care of the birds!
And of course it will also be nice when you walk in your coop to do chores. More power to you! I just read through nearly 4 years of comments in one sitting! Lissa, thank you for a wonderful site! How bald is too bald? Ie, do you think she needs a jacket? Congrats on your new birds! From your description, it does sound like her feathers are coming back in.
Generally speaking, mites tend to cause loss on the back and near her bottom, not on her breast. So… what to do? Her comb will be vulnerable to frostbite. You may decide to use the sweater a little longer, since you can see how bald she is. So, some suet or scratch might be a good idea as a supplement to their regular diet.
Finally, do be careful and double triple quadruple check the safety of your heat lamp setup. We heard about another coop fire from a heat lamp again last week. We made gravity waterers and feeders out of 5 gallon plastic buckets. Works pretty good so far. This is our first male escort seoul with chickens.
We made our coop and run underneath or porch which has wooden lattice. We covered from the inside with tarps. Their coop is a large dog box but most prefer to roost on top or on perches.
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The first year I had only a handful and when we had two weeks hitting negative 20s at night, I took ebony rubbing to the garage. The next year it was only in the negative teens and I put a tarp over the coop which raises the temperature a couple of degrees, and then I put in a heated dog bowl which kept the coop around 20F.
It was 58 out as a high last week, and tomorrow is going to be with a weather warning for freezing wind chills and frost bite warning. I am going to set up their heated dog bowl.
Being a low of 33 at night for three weeks and then the expected low of with wind chills the coldest of the season so far, is looking for a chick who likes snow temperature trends that would warrant one to assume their birds were acclimated to the weather. Those sudden drops in temperature will do a bird in. Absolutely, Liz! Ihabe15 7 day old chicks in my house in a brooder. How should i transition the girls to their outdoor coop?
Looking for a chick who likes snow, Janet! We have some great advice on how to safely transition your brood to an outdoor coop on our website. I hope that link helps! Greetings Lissa from Colorado. I am trying to decide what breed s to buy for my backyard flock. High elevation in Colorado. I recently learned about Partridge Chanteclers but cannot find. Chanteclers ARE a good choice. They are beautiful, and have small, rose combs which make them quite cold hardy.
They lay lots of eggs browntoo! Easter EggersFavaucanas and Ameraucanas are also good choices, laying blue or green eggs. However, these last three tend to lay well, but not outstandingly. We do have another blog post where you can read more about our recommended Top Five Cold Hardy Chicken Breeds —you might enjoy that! I was wondering about ventilation. I currently have tarp material stapled over open rafters in my coop, I have left the front and back edges unsecured about 6 inches for ventilation but am atoka OK bi horney housewifes to close it up if needed.
I was wondering if that was the best way to ventilate through the roof or if there was some better way? I had the coop all prepared for winter last hot women live cam but lost my girlies to a stray dog in the fall, so have never actually wintered any birds.
This will be my first winter for looking for a chick who likes snow girls. I live in the northeast corner of washington state. It can get 15 to 20 below zero. I am appreciating all the hhelpful hints and suggestions anyone gives me, as well the tips I have read other comments thanks. Our waterer has a heater with it, is this a bad idea for the coop?
Personally, I go without winter light in my coop in most circumstances. However, plenty of people do add some to keep them laying. You can read our advice about adding light to the coop at the link in this answer. As with all electrical items in the coop, be careful as to fire hazards. Our first winter with chickens.
It was looking for a chick who likes snow degrees the other day and now 15 degrees after a storm came through the next day.
Our 9 hens and 1 rooster oops are about 25 weeks. We are getting 5 eggs nearly every day…I hung a curtain separating their laying boxes from the rest of the coop and blocking out the light from the window. Home built coop…insulated and with 3X12 vents on the east and west sides of coop…and using the deep litter method…they turn it nicely but at least once a week I give sdc couple all looking for a chick who likes snow deep turn.
I have a string of battery operated led lights inside on a 6 hour on timer…comes on 3: Having some condensation over night. Frost on the inside of the south facing window this morning…even though we kept it cracked open all night. We lock them in around 5: We have read many forums with conflicting opinions…some say never put water looking for a chick who likes snow coop over night…others say they need fresh clean water readily available.
We are fearful of leaving the door and ramp open all night perhaps a solution to the condensation …raccoons and fox are abundant…not sure our run would hold up to an all night attack. P Also, thanks for the ideas of petroleum jelly on combs…already did smear some salve on one of the hens combs…looked like the rooster got a bit rough on her. I give the girls and rooster cogburn warm oatmeal with bananas or apples on cold mornings. They are really spoiled! Rooster Cogburn has attacked the 3 yr old granddaughter a few times now…His days may be numbered… Any ideas?
So sorry to hear one of your roosters is acting aggressive! We go into detail about how to deal with aggressive roosters here on our website. Chances are your granddaughter is unknowingly doing something that the rooster finds threatening. Teaching her how to interact with chickens may help, but definitely keep him away from your little one until the aggression has been addressed.
Roosters are not very big, but they can do serious damage, and your grandchild is definitely the first priority to keep safe!