How to Keep Chickens Cool in the Heat and Collect Eggs all Summer

How to Keep Chickens Cool in the Heat and Collect Eggs All summer - The New Homesteader's Almanac

Keep Your Chickens Cool in the Heat and They Will Keep Producing Eggs!

Keep your chickens cool in the heat of summer to prevent stress, reduced egg production, and heat-related deaths in your flock.

Every summer I have to beat the heat to keep my flock cool and productive. Our Midwest summers can be brutal on chickens so I’m vigilant about providing cool water and shade for them. I don’t want my birds to suffer and I want to keep gathering those delicious eggs all summer!

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4 comments on “How to Keep Chickens Cool in the Heat and Collect Eggs all Summer

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  2. Maria Zannini

    One thing we did was to situate our chicken pen surrounded by trees. We have brutal summers in the south so the extra shade really helps. On triple digit days, we put on a mister that sprays a very light fog of water. It’s so nice I even like to go in there to cool off. LOL!

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