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How to protect chicks from the summer heat

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How To Care For Chickens In The Hot Summer There is no better time to live life to the fullest than the summer months. Water slides, barbecues, and camping, there’s always something to look forward to. However, egg laying chickens don’t feel the same way, as they prefer cooler weather over hotter weather. At around 75°F chickens can dissipate their heat naturally, but when it becomes hotter than 85°F, heat presents a serious danger. This is when we have to step in and ensure optimal conditions so our flock doesn’t suffer from heat-related issues. With plenty of water, shade, ventilation,...

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