caught in a Thunder Storm, Will they be OK??

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bird Hearder, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Bird Hearder

    Bird Hearder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    all the chickens are out in the storm. It's not real cold out there but the Storm came up with hardly any notice. I had 3 big girls in their pen and went for the 4th, well the 3 took off under the bushes, It's coming down like crazy out there. all the babies 6-8 weeks are under the deck but still getting wet.
    I guess they're not smart enough to go inside?

    Will they be alright???
     
  2. arlee453

    arlee453 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 13, 2007
    near Charlotte NC
    They should be OK - and yes, they all stand out and let it rain on them.

    Just check once the storm has passed - if the air temps remain really chilly and/or the sun doesn't come out soon to dry them off, then you may need to provide a heat lamp for the very youngest ones.

    But they will probably be just fine.
     
  3. Bird Hearder

    Bird Hearder Chillin' With My Peeps

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    OK thanks for the fast reply,
    The storm has passed and they're all out from under the deck now. It was supposed to be 96 today with a chance of a storm. The rain cooled it down to 71 degrees.
     

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