Your Name*
Email Address
Your email address appears to be invalid. Would you like to correct it?
Enter you name, email address and your question or message and click Send Message.
First Name
Last Name
Your Email Address
Your Question or Message
Your message was sent. We will get back to you via email as soon as possible.
This browser is using a vulnerable connection, TLSv1. You need to upgrade your browser for security reasons.
We will be closed Dec 11th thru Jan 1st.
You are Here: Home -> Forums -> Mississippi -> hot in the south

Topic: hot in the south (3 messages)

Search:
Account Login
(You must be logged into your McMurray Hatchery
Account in order to post in the forums.)
hot in the south (3 messages)
Posted By Message Posted On Report
JACK7
Score: 0
New at this and need a hand. With the summer heat in Mississippi is there a breed of layer that handles the heat better than others?
3/25/2015 11:41 AM report abuse
ANGELAP
Score: 0
According to Storey's Guide to Raising Chickens, these breeds are heat tolerant & either lay well or exceptionally well: Andalusian, Catalana, Fayoumi, Leghorn, and Minorca
3/26/2015 9:09 PM report abuse
ROBERT88
Score: 0
We live in Mississippi th is heat seems to be hard on any breed (we have mostly red stars) just make sure they have shade and cool water through out the day especially when it gets in the 94° degree and hi higher range. If it gets close to 100° we sometimes lose a few especially the longer the heat wave lasts!
3/29/2016 2:48 PM report abuse