drowned rats!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by k625, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. k625

    k625 Songster

    Aug 14, 2007
    I was on vacation over the weekend, so I wanted to let the girls out today since I was gone. It has been slightly rainy here all day. Well I didnt check on the girls until now, and they look like little drowned rats!! The poor things. I have never seen my silkie look so pitiful! Anyways....I was just putting them up for the night and wondering if I should dry them some or if they will be ok.

    The two frizzled polish roost together, and the silkie sleeps by herself in a dog house. They are over 10mo. old, and I am in fl so its warm here, but was just worried about them.
  2. d.k

    d.k red-headed stepchild

    * It's probably a good idea to get the excess water off them tonight. Not sure where you are in Fl-- but with this big front and the humidity, might take them awhile to dry out.
  3. ibpboo

    ibpboo Where Chickens Ride Horses

    Jul 9, 2007
    always changing
    I would try towel drying them or letting them sit in front of heater or if you have a blow dryer
    Last edited: Apr 6, 2008
  4. CUDA

    CUDA Songster

    Mar 4, 2008
    They are chickens, they will be fine on their own.
  5. Poison Ivy

    Poison Ivy Songster

    May 2, 2007
    Naples, Florida
    All mine were soaked today they will be fine.
  6. Cheekon

    Cheekon Songster

    Jan 26, 2008
    Their feathers should repel the water just fine.

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