Caring for Chickens in the Summer

There are different things you need to think about when it comes to caring for chickens in the summer, or different seasons in general.

Chickens dissipate excess heat from their combs, wattles, beaks, and feet. Meaning, any surface area that isn’t covered in their built-in down jackets!

Ways to Keep Chickens Cool in the Summer

Provide Shade

Cold Fresh Water

Provide cold, refreshing, high-moisture treats such as watermelon and other fruits and veggies.

Ventilate the Coop

Keep the Coop Clean