Chickens can be very sensitive when it starts raining and even though most breeds are hardy you would still need to invest in Poultry supplies Australia and give them some form of shelter in addition to the hen house which can protect them from the wind and rain.
Poultry supplies Australia are extremely important when the chickens are kept out in the open and where there is minimal natural cover. Some breeds of poultry can handle the rain better and generally more hardy in the poor weather but breeds like the Poland or, the Silkie can suffer and hence needs to be well covered with Poultry supplies Australia.
The shelter can be basic, corrugated sheeting over the hen house or, an old fence leaning against a wall. One needs to ensure that it is secure and doesn’t blow away and appropriate protection is provided from the prevailing winds.
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