"While chickens may share a number of fascinating characters with reptiles, that does not mean that they are cold-blooded animals. "
"Chickens are part of the fowl family and they are warm-blooded animals."
"Chickens have multifaceted respiratory systems that perform a variety of tasks including removing excess heat from a chicken’s body."
"While chickens are able to thermoregulate, it is still possible for chickens to get too hot or too cold which can have fatal consequences."
"It is important to provide shelter to your chickens during extreme weather. It will help them avoid becoming too hot or too cold and will aid them in thermoregulating when needed. "