What temperature is to hot in the coop?

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I live in Oklahoma & the temp is supposed to reach 90° tomorrow. My adult hens are still in their adjustment period in the new coop (a shed) & we were going to add the ventilation/windows this weekend. My concern is it may get to hot for them tomorrow in the coop.

????And how do you guys keep them cool in the middle of summer?

What temperature is to hot in the coop
What temperature is to hot in the coop

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Da Hargetts
Da Hargetts

I live in central to, and my hens started laying outside yesterday in 95 degree temps. The coop has vents, but it was just too hot.

Melissa Schaufelberger
Melissa Schaufelberger

Is there any trees shading the coop at all. Or is it in complete sun all day? Also if I understand correctly there is no windows to open or doors to crack open correct

Melissa Schaufelberger
Melissa Schaufelberger

if you allow them out of the coop by day and keep the door open they should be fine. But they will need some shade outside the coop though. How many chickens is it.

We have 187 chickens, no trees, their coop in in the middle of the chicken sheep pasture, before we added a ventilation fan and one of them whirly bird things to the top of the building it would get so stinking hot in the coop, and it has 4 windows in it.

Melissa Schaufelberger
Melissa Schaufelberger

when mine were adjusting and it got super hot I put frozen water bottles and gallon jugs of frozen water out for them to gather around.

Melissa Schaufelberger
Melissa Schaufelberger

I don’t want to let them out yet & stress them all over again. They are just starting to settle down & lay again.
I’ll do the ice in there water tomorrow & probably take a fan out to them.

Melissa Schaufelberger
Melissa Schaufelberger

goals!????????

Dale Ackert
Dale Ackert

if you havem penned in then leave doors open so they can come out if it gets too hot.