Big storm about to hit, chicks hatching

Discussion in 'Quail' started by bostontaylor, Oct 12, 2016.

  1. bostontaylor

    bostontaylor Just Hatched

    Aug 18, 2016
    My birds are in a coop outside. Should I just cover the coop with a tarp?

    Also, I am literally in the middle of a hatch. Almost half of them are out. I'm really scared the power is going to go out and the littles are going to freeze. What can I do to keep them warm if that happens? Any ideas?
  2. Tony K T

    Tony K T Overrun With Chickens

    Jul 28, 2008
    New Hampshire
    It wouldn't hurt to cover them.I would also secure the pen so it doesn't get blown over.The only thing I can think of is have a generator ready for use if the power goes out.
    In N.H.,Tony.

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