Hot Tips To Keep Chickens Cool In Summer Heat
“Keeping chickens cool in hot weather can mean the difference between life and death. Last summer, we dealt with some cases of heat stress, egg production suffered, and we even lost one friendly Cornish Cross rooster. I have a lot to share on this subject and you’ll get the inside scoop. In most cases, heat stress is easily avoided, and there’s several steps you can take to prepare your flock for hot weather. There are also some breeds that you shouldn’t bother raising in hot weather, and obviously, there are some breeds that are more heat-tolerant than others. If you want to keep your flock healthy during the long days of summer, then you’ll love the pro tips.”
Summer’s almost here so now’s the time to read up and either learn how or refresh your memory on how to keep your flock safe and healthy in the heat. And fortunately for us the Frugal Chicken has just the right information. This post from them is a podcast, but if you don’t feel like listening to it, just scroll right on down to read the transcript.