Chickens in the snow!

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by laura261, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. laura261

    laura261 New Egg

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    I just wanted to share some pictures I took during the Ohio snowstorm this weekend- starting with this picture of my chickens trudging through ~6 inches of snow. They stayed in all morning, but my adventurous girl, Gemma, led a couple others (Pearl and Taco) through the backyard. This is their first real accumulation of snow, so I think they were, in part, simply exploring!

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    Here is Taco, stopping for a photo op (she's an ISA brown) :
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    My other three thought they were crazy and stayed in the covered run. Rita and Sasha are visible in the doorway (white leghorns)
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    They soon all decided it was time for a quick nap (L to R- Pearl, Gemma, Taco, Sasha, Rita; not pictured, Buffy who scratching in the run):
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    Hope you enjoy my chickens' adventures! Needless to say, I just finished an extensive search on preventing frostbitten toes. Consensus is, the girls will come in when they get too chilly. But I'll probably lock them in the run if they are out standing in the snow for a long time, sometimes they don't seem all that bright.
     
  2. granny hatchet

    granny hatchet Tastes like chicken Premium Member

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    [​IMG] great pictures !
     
  3. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    I still clearly remember last years chickens in the snow pics, seems like we just went through winter! Good pictures!
     
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  4. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good looking birds. I love the picture of them walking in a straight line. Follow the leader.
     
  5. chicksurreal

    chicksurreal Chillin' With My Peeps

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    You have some real troopers there!

    I love that chickens are so curious and willing to explore their surroundings.
     
  6. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Show me the way old friend... Staff Member

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    You have some really brave chickens! Mine are absolutely terrified of the snow! LOL

    Great looking birds!
     

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