Caring for Chickens when Temperatures Rise | TBN Ranch

All you Need to Know is in this Article

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In most parts of the country keeping chickens in the summer heat is merely keeping them comfortable. But not here, in Phoenix, Arizona it’s a matter of keeping them alive in temperatures that can easily exceed 115 degrees… for months.
Keeping chickens in extreme heat is serious business and I’ve got all the information you need HERE to keep your flock healthy during this difficult time.

Do I know what I’m talking about? You bet, my flock has experienced temperatures in the 120’s. Any fatalities? Zero in the last eight years. In my novice years as a chicken keeper I lost birds when the temps were only in the 90’s… now I share what I’ve learned to help others avoid this tragedy.

 

 

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Crossed / Crooked Beak

Scissor beak aka: Crossed beak- What it is and How to Manage It

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by Kathy Shea Mormino  The Chicken Chick

Scissor beak, aka: crossed beak, crooked beak, is a condition in which the top and bottom beaks do not align properly. It can be caused by genetics, an injury or the inability to maintain the beak’s length and shape… Continue Reading

 

FAQ’S About Chickens

TBN Ranch is happy to provide you with resources to help you better care for and understand your backyard chickens.

We are experienced chicken keepers who wish to share our knowledge and assist you in the success of your existing or future flock.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is a brooder & how can I make one?
Do I need to worm my chickens?
What is molting?
When can chicks leave the brooder?
Can chickens fly?
What do chickens eat? / More
How long does a chicken live?

Chicken Keepers Articles
How much space do chickens need?
What kind of bedding should I use?
What is a pecking order?
How do I care for baby chicks?  / More More
Should I worry about Salmonella?
What is a broody hen?
Are there foods poisonous to chickens?
How do I clean eggs?
My hen is laying imperfect eggs, why?
How do I incubate & hatch eggs?
Where can I learn more about keeping chickens?
How do I clip my chickens wings?
Do I need to feed grit to my chicks or chickens?
What is fecal impaction or pasting up?
How do I protect my flock in the winter months?
Chick Starter or Poultry Grower?
What are the names of all the different combs?
How do I keep a hen, her eggs or chicks, safe among the flock?
What can I do to help my chickens in HOT weather?
When will my chicken lay the first egg? Determining the Point of Lay
How to Treat Mites & Lice?
Treating Mice & Lice when the Natural Stuff Isn’t Working | TBN Ranch
What is Radiant Heat | Brinsea EcoGlow?

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