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Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by davi, Oct 12, 2012.

  1. davi

    davi Chirping

    Jun 26, 2012
    Tonight I found the chickens perching on the perch although there was no other place to sleep, they were shivering in the dark and rainy night, so I grabbed my flashlight and put them in the chicken coop, that coop was way to small for them, only the smallest chickens could fit in snuggly. But I couldn't just leave them in the dark, cold and alone! So I put them in. Had no other choice, I would let them out in the morning. Do you think it was the right thing to do?

  2. Saintboondocks

    Saintboondocks Hatching

    Sep 26, 2012
    Better to keep them out of the cold rain. I have birds that double up in nesting boxes, not at all roomy. Some I have to find in one of the few roosting trees at night to grab them and put them into the coop.
  3. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer Premium Member

    May 11, 2010
    Sometimes cramped digs are better than the wide open . I'd be more worried about predators than rain. Chickens can survive cold rain, however the combs and wattles can get frostbitten in extreme cold.

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