Chickens in the rain?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by Chicks Galore3, Oct 9, 2012.

  1. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    It is int the 50s today, with a dreary drizzle. Will my chickens be okay in it if I let them out, or should i keep them in? Thanks!
     
  2. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    I've never kept them in when it rains. They like to get the worms that come to the surface, so everyone is out when it is raining (unless it is down pouring.) I let them decide for themselves. :)
     
  3. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    will they get chilled in the cold?
     
  4. aoxa

    aoxa Overrun With Chickens

    How old are they?

    As long as it's not near the freezing mark you are okay.
     
  5. Chicks Galore3

    Chicks Galore3 Artistic Bird Nut Premium Member

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    ok, thanks. they are 6 3/4 months today.
     

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