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3 degrees out right now and they insist on being outside!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by nuttyredhead, Jan 26, 2011.

  1. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    I have bantams and i was run down at the door! They must have thought i was going to keep them in! Is it too cold at 3 for them to be out? It isnt windy and the coop is holding at 20 right now inside. Should i leave them out????
     
  2. Ridgerunner

    Ridgerunner Chicken Obsessed

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    I don't have bantams but I give mine the option to decide for themselves. In single digit Fahrenheit temperatures, mine choose to go outside if there is no wind.
     
  3. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    Let them decide
     
  4. Chic-n-farmer

    Chic-n-farmer Showers of Blessings

    Quote:Yep. They know what they want.
     
  5. nuttyredhead

    nuttyredhead Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 3, 2010
    Southern NH
    Thanks, sometimes i just need to remind myself that they are chickens and can deal with it!
     

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