Tndeer Logo

Page 1 of 1 1
Topic Options
#2831579 - 05/17/12 07:19 PM Results of the cool weather ??
FOX FIRE
8 Point


Registered: 08/01/11
Posts: 1309
Loc: Mt. Eagle

Offline
I was curious if the cool weather we've had in the last week mite ill effects on any chicks that have been hached out.

What say you ??
_________________________
When I was just a baby, my mama told me son, always be a good boy, dont ever play with guns.

Top
#2831703 - 05/17/12 09:09 PM Re: Results of the cool weather ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
Setterman
8 Point


Registered: 12/31/09
Posts: 2377
Loc: Knoxville, TN

Offline
Not in my opinion. The way that cool weather came through with no immediate rains before it hit, or during, they will be fine. Combine that with me finding a clutch that was probably hatched right before, and had survived through it gives me a positive outlook.

What gets poults with regards to weather, is a heavy rain that ends abruptly with wind and quickly falling temps. Wet woods, temps below 40 degrees, and wind is the bad combo.

Keep in mind these critters have great success in areas much further north that experience cold snaps well into June during their peak hatching.

Top
#2832459 - 05/18/12 09:49 PM Re: Results of the cool weather ?? [Re: Setterman]
FOX FIRE
8 Point


Registered: 08/01/11
Posts: 1309
Loc: Mt. Eagle

Offline
I've heard sevral times that cool/cold weather & rain would give them pnumonia, but I have nothing more than rumors to go on.

Just curious.
_________________________
When I was just a baby, my mama told me son, always be a good boy, dont ever play with guns.

Top
#2833110 - 05/19/12 08:30 PM Re: Results of the cool weather ?? [Re: FOX FIRE]
REN
Good ol' Boys "Team Grizzly"
12 Point


Registered: 10/24/07
Posts: 5300
Loc: Wilson County, TN

content Online
as Setter said its the cold mixed with wet that is a real issue or long extended periods of VERY cold temps.
_________________________
RollTide

John 3:16



Top
#2833146 - 05/19/12 09:11 PM Re: Results of the cool weather ?? [Re: REN]
Roost 1
10 Point


Registered: 07/24/11
Posts: 3804
Loc: KY

Offline
In normal years when poults generally hatch end of May, first of June we normally dont have temps in 40's. I always thought heavy rains and/or flooding were hardest on poults/nests.
_________________________
VooDoo Mafia

Z7extreme
Savage 10ML 2
Remington 700P

Top
Page 1 of 1 1


Moderator:  RUGER, Bobby G, Unicam, Cuttin Caller, CBU93, stretch, TurkeyBurd, Kimber45, Mrs.Unicam, Crappie Luck, Grizzly Johnson 
Hop to:
Top Posters
4105250
RUGER
86714
Deer Assassin
65056
BSK
60881
Crappie Luck
51376
spitndrum
Newest Members
TboneD, sbhockey, ZachA, DocT, Raegan
13202 Registered Users
Who's Online
75 registered (THEdonkey0515, biglefty20, dh1984, BigAl, Diehard Hunter, ffmedic, 9 invisible) and 99 anonymous users online.
Forum Stats
13202 Members
42 Forums
91570 Topics
1070409 Posts

Max Online: 788 @ 11/11/13 08:06 PM
Moon Phase
CURRENT MOON
August
Su M Tu W Th F Sa
1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31
Forum Donations
The TnDeer.Com Deer Talk Forum is for Tennessee Deer Hunters by Tennessee Deer Hunters. If you enjoy using our Talk Forum and would like to contribute to help in it's up-keep. Just submit your contribution by clicking on the DONATE button below and paying with PayPal or a major credit card. Any amount is much appreciated. Thanks for your support!

TN Burn Safe

Generated in 0.092 seconds in which 0.001 seconds were spent on a total of 14 queries. Zlib compression enabled.