Chickens and rain

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Mikee1948, May 20, 2011.

  1. Mikee1948

    Mikee1948 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Are they smart enough to come in out of the rain, or should I just keep them in the coop? And will they find their way back into the coop?
     
  2. bigtooks

    bigtooks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They will come out of the rain on their own..and if they free range they will know where the shelter is..my chickens look like drowned rats but I still love em
    and they go in the coop when they want to!!
     
  3. tadyergey

    tadyergey Out Of The Brooder

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    Mine have been drenched that past few days with the heavy storms that have hit Virginia. They appear no worse for wear, though 3 of the 13 were soaked! I put on the red light I used when it was cool overnight so they didn't get too chilled.
     

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