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chickens and water

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by aceintoledo, Jul 3, 2012.

  1. aceintoledo

    aceintoledo Out Of The Brooder

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    Does anyones chickens use a kiddie pool to splash around in? The reason I ask is it's been 90+ as it has for many of us, and we happen to be getting a pop-up downpour and my chickens seem to be loving the rain!
     
  2. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

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    Ive never seen mine go near any kiddy pool Except to drink...i did have a turkey hen that used to jump in the pool with my call ducks...she loved to splash and play with them!!!
     
  3. Nicole01

    Nicole01 Overrun With Chickens

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    No, I don't have one. I do keep a hose running with cool water that pools up in their wooded area. They walk in the cool pool of water and also drink it too.

    I dunk my flock during these hot days. Today is extremely humid with 100 temps. Ugh. The poor flock. I will be gone most the day today since its a holiday. I'll dunk before I leave and when I get home. I free range, so they take refuge under the trees.
     
    Last edited: Jul 4, 2012

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