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Jul 19, 2017

More tips on staying cool

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Hello all,

Great tips on staying cool during 100+ degree weather! Shade, frozen water bottles for chickens to get close to, and hosing the run in the morning.

 

I drop ice cubes in their water container to keep their drinkining water cool. I also place ice cubes on a brick inside a pan. The ice melts, and the brick stays cool. The chickens stand on the cool brick.

 

For treats, I have chopped watermelons and worms (ewww) frozen in muffin tins with water. The chickens peck at the ice, and like the treats.

 

Kathy

Jul 25, 2017

Good ideas! Love the idea of watermelons and worms! Freezing them in ice cube trays would make them really easy to pop out too.

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