do i need to worry?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by bucky1198, Jul 6, 2011.

  1. bucky1198

    bucky1198 Out Of The Brooder

    Jun 21, 2011
    so it is raining and 2 of my hens will not go in the coop untill I picked them up and put them in with the rest. I haven't noticed any fighting. They didn't even go hide under a tree just laid right out in the open and were soaking wet when i got them inside.
  2. Nmarine1057

    Nmarine1057 Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 31, 2011
    Byhalia Ms
    I would say theres nothing to worry about unless they are being sluggish and not moving or eating anything
  3. HEChicken

    HEChicken Overrun With Chickens

    Aug 12, 2009
    BuCo, KS
    My Coop
    I wouldn't worry. Some just don't seem to mind the rain. Perhaps their feathers are good enough protection that even though the outside looks wet, it doesn't penetrate to the skin? Mine never seem to take cover - just wander around in the rain and look rather bedraggled but seem happy enough so I gave up long ago trying to make them be "sensible" and just let them make their own choices.

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