Cold chickens

Discussion in 'Feeding & Watering Your Flock' started by ChickenLady100, Nov 2, 2014.

  1. ChickenLady100

    ChickenLady100 Out Of The Brooder

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    Hey guys I have a runt Rhode Island Red and it is really cold. She will not go out of the coop because it is to cold for her what should I do?? I really need help please!!!!????:/
     
  2. ChickenCanoe

    ChickenCanoe Chicken Obsessed

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    Let her acclimate. Any time there's an abrupt cold snap, the chickens will take longer to go out. They'll get used to it.
     
  3. mtngirl35

    mtngirl35 Chillin' With My Peeps

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  4. Ol Grey Mare

    Ol Grey Mare One egg shy of a full carton. ..... Premium Member

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    She is doing what instinct tells her to do - to stay inside the shelter of the coop. All you need to "do" is leave her to it. Her reluctance to go out may not be just about the temperature, though. You say she is your runt, but how old is this bird and is she fully feathered?
     
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