Chicks and Rain

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by jjchickmom, Jun 9, 2017.

  1. jjchickmom

    jjchickmom Chirping

    May 23, 2017
    I have my chicks out in the run again today. We are having light rain on and off. Other than looking startled for a moment they seem fine. They went right back to eating. If it starts raining hard will they figure out to go into their coop?

    I have showed them their coop. Yesterday I took them out to the run in their tote and popped them into the coop with through the nest box hatch. Some went to roost for a few minutes but most of them ran out the coop door.

  2. clawstar

    clawstar Songster

    Jan 1, 2014
    Lake Stevens, WA
    I would add another cover in the run, an upside down box with holes or any simple cover should work if its not raining bad.
    or tarp a section
  3. Chickens can handle rain...If they get to upset they should return to the Coop....
  4. Mountain Peeps

    Mountain Peeps Change is inevitable, like the seasons Premium Member

    Apr 23, 2014
    My Coop
    Agreed. As long as they have access to their coop and know how to enter it, then they are fine.

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