Do Chickens Sweat to Cool Down? - Backyard PoultryAdd to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena® Poultry Expert - Some people love a summer heat wave, or for that matter, sweating it out in a sauna. Not backyard chickens. For our feathered friends, steamy summer days can mean trouble. But the right care can help your girls keep their cool and stay productive throughout the season.
How to Keep Chickens Cool in Summer - Chickens In A Minute Video - Backyard Poultry With summer heat upon us, it's important to remember that high temperatures can be harder on a flock than the cold temperatures of winter. The effects of heat are cumulative and can be enhanced by high humidity so be sure to keep vigilant during heat spells.